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BREDAEL, Jan Frans van, the Elder (1686 - 1750), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BREDAEL, Jan Frans van, the Elder (1686 - 1750), Painter

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Dutch, 18th century, male.

Born 1 April 1686, in Antwerp; died 19 February 1750, in Antwerp.

Painter. Religious subjects, military subjects, landscapes.

This artist was the elder son and pupil of Alexander van Bredael, and subsequently the pupil of Jacob de Witte. In the latter's studio, he copied the works of Bruegel and Wouwerman, under whose influence he developed. He then went to England with the

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