Flemish School, 17th century, male.
Born 1582, probably in Antwerp; died c. 1643, probably in Antwerp.
Wauter Abts was admitted as a free master of the Guild of St Luke in 1604. Two years later he married Cornelia de Mellelo. He had numerous pupils, including Adrian de Bie. Others, whose reputations were less noteworthy, include Mathias Machielsen, Leonhard Coymans, Frederick van Gelder, Michael Giskeir, Alex Pourre, Egid van Haelbeeck, Philip Garibaldo and Cornelis Bocx....