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GYSBRECHTS, Cornelis Norbertus or Cornelius - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GYSBRECHTS, Cornelis Norbertus or Cornelius - Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born probably, in Antwerp.

Painter. Still-lifes (including musical instruments), vanitas.

[not available online]Very little information exists about this painter. He was a master in the Guild of St Luke in Antwerp in 1659. He stayed in Copenhagen for four years, from 1668 to 1772. Cornelis Gysbrechts worked for two kings, Frederick III and Christian V.

Gysbrechts worked mostly in trompe l'œil, using neutral tones,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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