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ASSELYN, Jan (1610 - 1652), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ASSELYN, Jan (1610 - 1652), Painter, draughtsman

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born between 1610 and 1615, in Diepen near Amsterdam; died 1652, in Amsterdam, in 1660 according to some sources.

Painter, draughtsman. Genre scenes, landscapes with figures, landscapes, waterscapes, animals.

[not available online] [not available online]Asselyn studied first under Esaias van de Velde. He was known as 'Krabbetje' because of the contraction of the fingers from which he suffered. While still very

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