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GRIFFIER, Jan or John, the Younger (<i>died</i> 1750), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GRIFFIER, Jan or John, the Younger (died 1750), Painter

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British, 18th century, male.

Died c. 1750, in London.

Painter. Landscapes, seascapes.

[not available online]Jan Griffier the Younger was the grandson of Jan Griffier the Elder. He worked in London, specialising in copying works by Claude Lorraine. Two paintings by him are in the collection of the Marquess of Bute. Both depict river scenes, and one is dated 1743.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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