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BARENDSZ., Dirck (1534 - 1592), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARENDSZ., Dirck (1534 - 1592), Painter

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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Born 1534, in Amsterdam; died 1592, buried on 26 May.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits, group portraits.

Amsterdam School.

[not available online]Son and pupil of Dirck Theodoricus B. Barendsz. (?), Dirck Barendsz. went to Italy in 1555. He is known to have worked in Venice in Titian's studio, whose portrait he painted. A man of pleasant disposition, he became friends with a number

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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