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HORNEBOLTE, Lucas (1490 - 1544), Painter, miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HORNEBOLTE, Lucas (1490 - 1544), Painter, miniaturist

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Flemish, 16th century, male.

Active in Great Britain.

Born c. 1490; died 1544.

Painter, miniaturist.

Flemish School.

Lucas Hornebolte was one of a family of illustrators belonging to the guild of Ghent and Bruges. He, his sister and their father Gerard left Flanders for England around 1520. He is credited with having introduced the art of the miniature into England. Recent research attributes 23 miniatures to him,

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