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HEMESSEN, Jan Sanders, called Jan van (1504 - 1566), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HEMESSEN, Jan Sanders, called Jan van (1504 - 1566), Painter

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Flemish, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1504, in Hemixem, near Antwerp; died before 1566, in Haarlem.

Painter. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes.

Haarlem School, Flemish School.

[not available online]Van Mander describes Jan Sanders Hemessen as a citizen of Haarlem. In 1519 he was studying with Hendrik van Cleve and in 1524 he was a master in Antwerp teaching Hennen van der Kerckhoven. Maehiel Huysmains

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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