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COSSIERS, Jan (1600 - 1671), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COSSIERS, Jan (1600 - 1671), Painter, draughtsman

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1600, in Antwerp, where he was baptised 15 July; died 4 July 1671, in Antwerp.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online]Jan Cossiers studied under his father Anthony Cossiers and, from 1615, at the studio of Cornelis de Vos. In 1628 he joined the Antwerp guild. He is believed to have spent some time

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