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CAMPEN, Jacob van (1595 - 1657), Painter, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAMPEN, Jacob van (1595 - 1657), Painter, architect

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 2 February 1595, in Haarlem, in 1598 in Ameersfoort according to some sources; died 13 September 1657, in Randenbroek.

Painter, architect.

Jacob van Campen went as a young man to Italy; he returned before 1631 and settled in Amsterdam, where he became architect to the Prince of Orange. Baldinucci states that he was taught by Rubens, Nagler that he studied with

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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