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HEYDEN, Jan van der (1637 - 1712), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HEYDEN, Jan van der (1637 - 1712), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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Dutch, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1637, in Gorkum or Gorinchem; died 28 March 1712, in Amsterdam or Gorinchem.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. Genre scenes, landscapes with figures, urban landscapes, architectural views.

[not available online]His master was a painter of glass. At a very early age, he astounded those around him with his ability to draw houses, churches, palaces, castles, as though he were

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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