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FLINCK, Govaert (1615 - 1660), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FLINCK, Govaert (1615 - 1660), Painter, draughtsman

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Flemish, 17th century, male.

Born December 1615 or 1616, in Cleves; died 2 December 1660, in Amsterdam.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits, group portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

Flemish School.

[not available online]Govaert Flinck cultivated his own personal style as well as being an ambitious imitator, although it is to his ability in the latter field that he largely owes his reputation. After studying diligently

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