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Portrait of Isabella Brant by Rubens, c. 1620–1625 (Cleveland Museum of Art)
|Died||15 July 1626 (aged 34)|
|Cause of death||Bubonic plague|
|Spouse(s)||Peter Paul Rubens|
|Children||Clara Rubens, Nikolaas Rubens, Albert Rubens|
|Parent(s)||Jan Brant (father), Clara de Moy (mother)|
She was the daughter of Jan Brant, an important city official in Antwerp, and Clara de Moy. Her aunt Mary was married to Phillipe I Rubens, brother of her future husband. Isabella Brant married the brother of her uncle Peter Paul on 3 October 1609 in St. Michael's Abbey, Antwerp. They had three children: Clara, Nicolaas, Lord of Rameyen and Albert. She was 34 years old when she died of the plague.
In 1977, Brant appeared on a postage stamp of Anguilla.
Clara Serena Rubens (1611-1623) - Rubenshuis Antwerp
- ROSINE DE DIJN, "Liefde, leed en passie. De vrouwen van Rubens", Van Halewyck, Leuven, 2009
- Liedtke , Walter A. (1984). Flemish paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. ISBN 0870993569. (see index).
- Media related to Isabella Brant at Wikimedia Commons
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