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CALCAR, Jan Stephan von (1499 - 1546), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CALCAR, Jan Stephan von (1499 - 1546), Painter

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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Active in Italy.

Born 1499, in Calcar, Cleves; died between 1546 and 1550, in Naples.

Painter. Religious subjects, figures, portraits.

Calcar eloped with a girl from Dordrecht and spent his life in Italy. He went to Venice, where he was a pupil of Titian and learnt to paint in his style, and was still there in 1536. His works were so much

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