Marten de Vos – Flemish Mannerist Painter

(1532 – December 4, 1603)

Also known as: Maerten de Vos, Maerten de Vos the Elder

Marten de Vos was a leading Flemish painter of history paintings, portraits and religious scenes. A prolific draughtsman, he also and produced numerous designs for Antwerp book publishers and printmakers. His art became widely known through engravings created by such famous engravers as the Wierix family, Raphael Sadeler, Adriaen Collaert and others.