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CONGNET, Gillis I (1538 - 1599), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CONGNET, Gillis I (1538 - 1599), Painter

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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1538, in Antwerp; died 27 October 1599, in Hamburg.

Painter. History painting, portraits, landscapes.

Antwerp School, Amsterdam School, Hamburg School.

[not available online]He was a pupil of Lambrecht Wenslyns and Antoon van Palermo, and then of Stello in Terni. He visited Naples and Sicily. He was a Master of the Antwerp Guild in 1561 and then an officer in

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