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BANCK, Johan or Jan van der (1686 - 1739), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BANCK, Johan or Jan van der (1686 - 1739), Painter, engraver

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18th century, male.

Born c. 1686, in 1694 according to some sources; died 23 December 1739, in London.

Painter, engraver.

Believed to be the son of Pieter van der Banck; painted predominantly portraits, several of which were reproduced by J. Faber. Johan van der Banck was also an accomplished caricaturist and illustrator who, among other things, illustrated Lord Carteret's translation of Don Quixote.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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