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BLOCKLAND, Anthonie van Montfoort or Anthonie (1532 - 1583), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BLOCKLAND, Anthonie van Montfoort or Anthonie (1532 - 1583), Painter

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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Born 1532 or 1534, in Montfoort; died 1583, in Utrecht.

Painter. History painting.

Utrecht School.

[not available online]Anthonie Van Blockland was the son of Cornelis Van Blocklandt, magistrate of Montfoort. His masters were Oheim-Hendrick Assuerusz. in Delft and then Franz Floris in Antwerp. In 1552, he returned to Montfoort and married Gertrude Cornelisz., daughter of the burgomaster of Montfoort, in Delft.

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