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CRAESBEECK, Joos van (1606 - 1654), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CRAESBEECK, Joos van (1606 - 1654), Painter, draughtsman

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1606, in Neerlinter; died between 1654 and 1661, in Brussels.

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

Antwerp School.

[not available online]Nothing is known of Joos van Craesbeeck's early years. He appeared in Antwerp around 1630 and studied under Adriaen Brouwer, who had returned from Holland around the same period. During this time Craesbeeck worked as a

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