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GEERTGEN TOT SINT JANS (LITTLE GERARD OF THE BRETHREN OF ST JOHN) (1465 - 1495), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GEERTGEN TOT SINT JANS (LITTLE GERARD OF THE BRETHREN OF ST JOHN) (1465 - 1495), Painter

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Dutch, 15th century, male.

Born perhaps in 1465, probably in Leiden; died c. 1495.

Painter.

Haarlem School.

There are few details about the life of this interesting Dutch painter, who was a pupil of Albert Van Outwater. Some scholars believe that he travelled in the southern part of the Netherlands, an area that had attracted many Dutch artists, including Dieric Bouts. If this journey did indeed take

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