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BENT, Johannes or Jan van der (1650 - 1690), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BENT, Johannes or Jan van der (1650 - 1690), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1650, in Amsterdam; died 1690, in Amsterdam.

Painter. Landscapes with figures.

[not available online]Museums in Rotterdam, Augsburg, Stockholm, Brunswick and Lille have works signed J. v. B. or with Johannes Bent's full name. He was probably a pupil of Adriaen van der Velde and Philips Wouwerman but painted landscapes in the style of Nicolaes Berchem. He travelled in Portugal.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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