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BREENBERG, Bartholomeus (1599 - 1659), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BREENBERG, Bartholomeus (1599 - 1659), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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Dutch School, 17th century, male.

Born 1599, in Deventer, and not in 1620; died before 13 March 1659, in Amsterdam, probably in 1657.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver (etching). Religious subjects, mythological subjects, landscapes.

[not available online] [not available online]We know nothing about Breenburg's youth and education. He lived in Amsterdam until 1619 and then went to Rome, where he met Cornelis Poelenburg, whose works he copied,

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