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MEEGEREN, Han Van (1889 - 1947), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MEEGEREN, Han Van (1889 - 1947), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman

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Dutch, 20th century, male.

Born 1889, in Deventer; died 1947, in Amsterdam.

Painter (including gouache), pastellist, draughtsman. Religious subjects, figure compositions, figures, nudes, scenes with figures, genre scenes, interiors with figures, church interiors.

Han van Meegeren made his reputation as a successful forger. As a painter in his own right, he proved prolific but uneven, producing a disparate range of subject matter that ranged from

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