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MANDER, Karel I van, the Elder (1548 - 1606), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MANDER, Karel I van, the Elder (1548 - 1606), Painter, draughtsman

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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Born May 1548, in Meulebeke, near Courtrai; died 2 September 1606, in Amsterdam.

Painter, draughtsman. History painting, religious subjects, portraits.

Haarlem School.

[not available online]Van Mander's main claim to fame is to have been for Flemish painters what Vasari was for the Italians: an invaluable biographer. Born to a noble family, from a young age he showed signs of a

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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