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HEUSCH, Jacob de (1656 - 1701), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HEUSCH, Jacob de (1656 - 1701), Painter, engraver

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1656 or 1657, in Utrecht; died 9 May 1701, in Amsterdam.

Painter, engraver. Landscapes with figures, seascapes.

[not available online]He was the pupil of his uncle, Willelm de Heusch. Upon his recommendation, he spent several years in Italy, where he studied the work of Salvator Rosa in particular.

He painted mostly Italian landscapes with figures. He also executed several original

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