Note: a dyes merchant, who became a Diaken of the Reformed Church in 1617 (Elias, Vroedschap, p. 931).
Inv#.Lot 680.0016 Artist Name [anonymous] Authority Name [ANONYMOUS] Verbatim Entry 1 Moyses tafel f 2:18:-- Title Moyses Montias Subject OLD TESTAMENT Object Type painting Value 2.9 |t gulden Buyer M. Faes Buyer Family Faes, M. (Michiel) Buyer Notes On 16 March 1606, Michiel Fas, from Antwerp, blauwverver (dyer in blue), 36 years old, living in the Calverstraet, assisted by his father Adriaen Fas, was betrothed to Anneken van Dalen, from Antwerp, 22, living on the O.Z. Voorburgwal, assisted by her father Abraham van Dalen (of the present inventory) and her mother Susanna van der Armeyden (of INVNO 680) (DTB 411/691). Adriaen Sijbrechtsz. Faes, merchant born in Antwerp about 1548, spent some time in Archangel before moving to Amsterdam (Wijnroks, Handel tussen Rusland en de Nederlanden, 1560-1640, pp. 245-8 and passim). Michiel Fas moved to Amsterdam in 1589 and died there in 1640. He was, first, a dyer (in blue) and later a dealer in dyes and colors. He became a deacon of the Reformed Church in 1617 and an elder in 1624 (Elias, Vroedschap, p.931). In 1606, the year of his marriage, Michiel Fas, blue dyer, living in the Kalverstraet in de Blauwe Hoet, bought lots in the Haarlem lottery for 5 f. 8 st. (GAA, 96/5 F 717). In 1631, he paid a tax of 170 f., at which time he was still living on the Calverstraet (Kohier, fol. 269, p. 62). In a deposition dated 28 October 1638, he was said to be dealing in indigo (NA 696A, film 4982). His uncle Pauwels Sybrecht Faes died before 8 September 1622 when Albert van Breugel (cited in the TEXT of R 941 of Montias1, brought to the Orphan Chamber 500 f. for Francois Willemsz., 22, the son of Guillam Willemsz., retail seller of hats, married to Tanneken Martyn (WK 5073/789). Buyer Religion Reformed/Calvinist Buyer Occupation Manufacturer |a Dyer
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