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LAIRESSE, Gérard de (1641 - 1711), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAIRESSE, Gérard de (1641 - 1711), Painter, engraver

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Flemish School, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 11 September 1641, in Liège; died 1711, buried in Amsterdam 28 July.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online]Although the elegance of his style might suggest that Gérard de Lairesse spent a long time studying in Italy and France, he in fact hardly left the Low Countries. His teachers were his father Renier

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