- Also known as
primary name: Angellis, Pieter
other name: Angillis, Pieter
other name: Angélis, Pierre
- individual; painter/draughtsman; British; Flemish; Male
- Life dates
- Painter of genre, conversation pieces and market scenes, with fish, fruit and flowers; born in Duinkerken, 1715 master of the Guild of St Luke in Antwerp; 1712-1715 visited Dusseldorf and other parts of Germany; 1719-1728 in Covent Garden, London; collaborated with Antwerp trained artist Peter Tillemans, John Vanderbank and others in 1722, on small scenes of life of Charles I, demonstrating his study of costume, engraved by Du Bosc, Baron and others; 1728-1731 departed to Rome (after sale of his 'histories, conversations, still-lives, landskips') with sculptors Delvaux and Scheemakers; 1731 settled in Rennes, where he died.
- Sarah Herring, ‘Angellis, Pieter (1685–1734)’, Oxford DNB, 2004
Walpole, Anecdotes of painting in England...collected by the late George Vertue, 4 (1771), (1780); Vertue, Notebooks, Walpole Society, vol 3
Parker, K.T., 'Mercier, Angelis and de Bar', Old Master Drawings, 13 (1938-9)
Robert Raines & Kenneth Sharpe, 'The Story of Charles the First' Part I, The Connoisseur, 184, (1973), 38-46.
Croft-Murray, E, unpublished notes in Dept. of Prints and Drawings, BM