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LOOTEN, Jan (1618 - 1680), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LOOTEN, Jan (1618 - 1680), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1618, in Amsterdam; died c. 1680 or 1681, in England.

Painter. Landscapes with figures, landscapes.

[not available online]Jan Looten, wrongly called Jacob van Looten, married on 19 September 1643 and later went to England where Jan Griffier was his student. Nicolas Berchen often painted the people in his pictures. His works are often attributed to Hobbema.

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