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GEEST, Wybrand Simonsz. de, the Elder (1592 - 1659), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GEEST, Wybrand Simonsz. de, the Elder (1592 - 1659), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 16 August 1592, in Leeuwarden (Friesland); died 1659, in Leeuwarden, in 1643 according to Bryan's Dictionary.

Painter. Portraits.

[not available online]He was the son and pupil of the Louvain painter Symon de Geest, who also lived in Antwerp. In 1613 Wybrand Simonsz. de Geest was working with Bloemaert in Utrecht. He later travelled to Belgium and France, and spent four years

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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