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MAES, Nicolaas or Nicolaes (1632 - 1693), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAES, Nicolaas or Nicolaes (1632 - 1693), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1632 or 1634, in Dordrecht; died 24 November 1693, in Amsterdam.

Painter. Historical subjects, genre scenes, portraits, group portraits, interiors with figures.

[not available online]Nicolaas Maes was the son of Gerrit Maes, a merchant and citizen of Dordrecht. At the age of 16 he went to work in Rembrandt's studio and remained there until 1652 or 1654. When he was

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