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DAVID, Gérard, Gheeraert or Gérard Jansz or David Oudewater (1460 - 1523), Painter, miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DAVID, Gérard, Gheeraert or Gérard Jansz or David Oudewater (1460 - 1523), Painter, miniaturist

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Flemish School, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born c. 1460, in Oudewater (South Holland); died 13 August 1523, in Bruges.

Painter, miniaturist. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes.

Bruges School.

During his lifetime Gerard David had a well-established reputation as a talented artist and the head of a school, so it is quite extraordinary that his name was forgotten for three centuries and that it needed

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