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DOUFFET, Gérard (1594 - 1660), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DOUFFET, Gérard (1594 - 1660), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 6 August 1594, in Liège; died c. 1660, in Liège.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

[not available online]Douffet, who was one of the leading Caravaggisti in Belgium, studied under Jean Taulier in Liège, and with the painter Perpète in Dinant in around 1610; he may also have been a pupil of Rubens from 1612 to 1614. In 1614 he went to

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