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BOSSCHAERT, Abraham (1612 - 1639), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOSSCHAERT, Abraham (1612 - 1639), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1612, in Middelburg, or 1613 according to some sources; died after 1639.

Painter. Portraits, still-lifes, flowers, vanitas.

Abraham Bosschaert is undoubtedly one of the three sons of Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder, which would justify the assumption that he was born in 1612-1613 (whereas Dr von Wurzbach claims that he came to Amsterdam in 1588, and gives 26 March 1611 as the

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