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BROUWER, Adriaen (1605 - 1638), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BROUWER, Adriaen (1605 - 1638), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1605 or 1606, in Oudenaarde; buried 1 February 1638.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Genre scenes, village scenes, interiors with figures, landscapes.

[not available online]Adriaen Brouwer was the son of a tapestry designer and an embroidress (or perhaps dressmaker). The trivial, anecdotal side of his life and work is often emphasised, all the more so because his biographical details seem to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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