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EGMONT, Justus van (1601 - 1674), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EGMONT, Justus van (1601 - 1674), Painter

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Flemish, 17th century, male.

Born 22 September 1601, in Leiden; died 8 January 1674, in Antwerp.

Painter. History painting, allegorical subjects, portraits.

Flemish School.

Justus van Egmont was a pupil of Kaspar van den Hoecke in 1615. After a period in Italy in 1618 he studied under Rubens, who sent him in his place to Mechelen to paint a Last Supper for the cathedral. Egmont

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