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GOOL, Jan van (1685 - 1763), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GOOL, Jan van (1685 - 1763), Painter

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Dutch, 18th century, male.

Born 1685, in The Hague; died 1763 or 1765, in The Hague, suddenly.

Painter. Genre scenes, landscapes with figures, landscapes, animals.

[not available online]Jan van Gool was a pupil of Simon van der Does and a mediocre imitator of Paulus Potter. He became a member of the Pictura confraternity in The Hague in 1757. His disagreeable character precluded his election as leader

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