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BOLSWERT, Schelte Adams (1581 - 1659), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOLSWERT, Schelte Adams (1581 - 1659), Painter, engraver

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1581, in Bolsward; died 22 December 1659.

Painter, engraver.

[not available online]Schelte Adams Bolswert was the brother of Boetius Bolswert, and went with him to Brussels, to work in the Académie de l'Épée, directed by Gérard Thibault of Antwerp. Subsequently he settled in Antwerp. He was a friend of Rubens, and interpreted the works of the Flemish master with such remarkable

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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