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CLEVE, Joos Van (1485 - 1540), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CLEVE, Joos Van (1485 - 1540), Painter

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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1485, possibly in Cleves; died between 1540 and 1541, in Antwerp.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

Antwerp School.

He was the same artist as the Master of the Death of Mary and was wrongly identified with Mad Cleve (Sotte Cleef). For a long time confusion has reigned about the identity and work of this artist. This is partly because his

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