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HELMBRECKER, Dirk Theodor (1633 - 1696), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HELMBRECKER, Dirk Theodor (1633 - 1696), Painter, draughtsman

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1633, in Haarlem; died 1696, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online]He was the son of an organist and had been expected to follow in his father's footsteps. Instead he chose to devote himself to painting. He was the pupil of Pieterzs. Frans de Grebber in Haarlem and studied alongside Peter Lely. In 1652 he was

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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