Hans Thijsz (1556 - 1611)

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Nicknames: "Johan"
Birthplace: Antwerp, Flemish Region, Belgium
Death: Died in Hoorn, North Holland, The Netherlands
Occupation: Jeweler and merchant
Managed by: George J. Homs
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About Hans Thijsz

Extract from Montias Database (Frick Collection):

"On 1 November 1610, Hans Thysz., merchant in Amsterdam, and Nicolaes Coop (the cythermaker and innkeeper), acting in the name and on behalf of Pieter Paul Rubens signed a contract whereby Hans Tijsz. sold to Rubens a house and bleaching works that he owned in Antwerp (for 8,960 f.) The transfer of the house and bleaching works were to take place in Antwerp, in the presence of Doctor Andries Bacher, counsellor and physician of His Highness the Prince of Brunswyck, and by Hans Thijsz. or his representatives The contract also specified that Rubens would have to paint a painting for Thijsz. and instruct (leeren en onderwysen) a son of his (unnamed), in the art of painting."

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Hans Thijsz's Timeline

1556
1556
Antwerp, Flemish Region, Belgium
1586
1586
Age 30
1592
1592
Age 36
1593
1593
Age 37
1594
June 28, 1594
Age 38
Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
1594
Age 38
1603
September 30, 1603
Age 47
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
1608
1608
Age 52
Gdańsk, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
1611
September 24, 1611
Age 55
Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
September, 1611
Age 55
Hoorn, North Holland, The Netherlands