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BRAY, Jan de (1626 - 1697), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRAY, Jan de (1626 - 1697), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born between 1626 and 1627, in Haarlem; died 1697, buried 4 December in Haarlem.

Painter. History painting, portraits.

[not available online]Jan was the eldest son and pupil of Salomon de Bray, and was director of the Haarlem guild from 1667 to 1684.During his lifetime, Jan enjoyed considerable success as a history painter and portrait artist. His portraits reveal a certain austerity, but are

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