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GOVAERTS, Abraham (<i>died</i> 1626), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GOVAERTS, Abraham (died 1626), Painter

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Flemish, 17th century, male.

Baptised 30 August 1589; died 9 September 1626, in Antwerp.

Painter. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, hunting scenes, landscapes with figures, landscapes.

Flemish School.

[not available online]Abraham Govaerts was married in Anwterp in 1622 and served as dean of the city's Guild of St Luke in 1623-1624. The son of an art dealer, he was admitted to the guild in 1607 and collaborated with

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