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DECKER, Coenraet (1651 - 1709), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DECKER, Coenraet (1651 - 1709), Painter, engraver

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Dutch, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1651, in Amsterdam; died before 1709.

Painter, engraver. Historical subjects, portraits.

[not available online]Coenraet Decker began his career very young. He was a pupil of Romeyn de Hooghe and worked in Amsterdam. He engraved mainly portraits and historical subjects. Le Blanc and other biographers identify him with Cornelis Decker, but this is incorrect.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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