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BLOEMEN, Norbert van (1670 - 1746), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BLOEMEN, Norbert van (1670 - 1746), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 10 February 1670, in Antwerp; died 1746, in Amsterdam.

Painter. Genre scenes, village scenes.

Norbert van Bloemen was the pupil of his brother Pieter, and spent some time with his brothers in Rome, where he was given the nickname Cefalus. He was not successful, however, and returned to Antwerp, where precarious circumstances forced him to beg from convent

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