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DOUW, Simon Johannes van (1630 - 1677), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DOUW, Simon Johannes van (1630 - 1677), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1630; died after 1677.

Painter. Battles, hunting scenes, animals.

[not available online]Simon Douw was a master in Antwerp in 1654, and a member of the painters' guild in Middelburg in 1656. On 23 June 1656 he married Johanna Soolmaeckers, and had two sons and two daughters. In 1666 he was called to Rotterdam. He taught the artists P. van Bloemen, C.de

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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