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CORT, Cornelis (1533 - 1578), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CORT, Cornelis (1533 - 1578), Painter, engraver

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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Born 1533 or 1536, in Hoorn; died 1578, in Rome.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, figures, landscapes with figures.

[not available online]A pupil of Hieronymus Cock, Cornelis Cort went to Venice and became a pupil of Titian. After several years with Titian he went to Rome, where, probably the same artist as Cornelio Fiammingo, he founded an engraving workshop producing

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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