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HAECHT, Tobias van (1561 - 1631), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HAECHT, Tobias van (1561 - 1631), Painter

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Flemish, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1561, in Antwerp; died 1631, in Antwerp.

Painter. Religious subjects, landscapes with figures.

Antwerp School, Flemish School.

Tobias van Haecht, a member of a family of artists, was the first teacher of Rubens. Wouters suggests that he was related to Rubens' mother. He visited Italy as a young man and was supported there by the grand duke of

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