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COQUES, Gonzalès (1614 - 1684), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COQUES, Gonzalès (1614 - 1684), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 8 December 1614, in Antwerp; died 18 April 1684.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, animals, landscapes.

[not available online]Gonzalès Coques was a pupil of Pieter Brueghel III 'of Hell', then of David Ryckaert the elder, whose daughter he married in 1643, two years after he joined the Guild of St Luke.

His swift and graceful skill won him fame, and in 1671

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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