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GOYEN, Jan Josefsz. van (1596 - 1656), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GOYEN, Jan Josefsz. van (1596 - 1656), Painter, draughtsman

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Flemish, 17th century, male.

Born 13 January 1596, in Leiden; died 1656, in The Hague.

Painter, draughtsman. Genre scenes, landscapes, waterscapes, harbour scenes, seascapes.


Leiden School, The Hague School, Flemish School.

[not available online] [not available online]Jan Josefsz. van Goyen's artistic career was actively encouraged by his father, who was a shoemaker by trade but also a connoisseur of paintings and drawings.

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