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KESSEL, Ferdinand van (1648 - 1696), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KESSEL, Ferdinand van (1648 - 1696), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 7 April 1648, in Antwerp; died c. 1696, in Breda.

Painter. Allegorical subjects, landscapes, landscapes with figures, animals, flowers. Murals.

Ferdinand van Kessel was the son and pupil of Jan van Kessel. He painted The Four Elements (later destroyed) for King Jan Sobieski III and later went to Breda where he became painter to the governor and taught Campo

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