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BARENDSZ., Dirck Theodoricus Bernardi - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARENDSZ., Dirck Theodoricus Bernardi - Painter

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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Born in Amsterdam.


Dirck Barendsz. went to England in 1519 and seems to have settled in Chichester. The Bishop of Chichester, Robert Sherborne, commissioned him to make a painting showing King Henry VII approving a donation made to the Bishop. Barendsz. also painted half-length portraits in oil on wood of the kings of England and the bishops of Selsey and Chichester. The painted vault of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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