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HEEM, Jan Jansz. de (1650 - 1695), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HEEM, Jan Jansz. de (1650 - 1695), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1650, in Antwerp; died c. 1695, probably in London.

Painter. Still-lifes (including fruit), insects.

Jan Jansz. was the son and pupil of Jan Davidsz. de Heem from his second marriage. He was not, as Weyerman believed, the great-nephew of Cornelis, but rather his half-brother. The background role that he played early in his career was perhaps due to his having assisted

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