Frans Tobiasz van den Bosch (15xx-after 1620). He was messenger (bode) between Delft and Paris, arranging matters such as mail and money transfers. Also was an art trader. On guild list without description of specialty. Married 1595; last mentioned in documents 1620.

Note. GAD digital archives shows marriage in 1594; last mention 1620. Montias Artists & Artisans p. 206. Thieme-B. ________. Mentioned by Jaap van der Veen in 'De Delftse kunstmarkt in de tijd van Vermeer" in De Hollandse Samenleving in de tijd van Vermeer, Zwolle/The Hague 1996, note 18, p. 134.

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