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MEERHOUT, Jan - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MEERHOUT, Jan - Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born possibly in Gorinchem; died, probably buried 27 March 1677 in Amsterdam.

Painter. Landscapes, mountainscapes, waterscapes, seascapes.

[not available online]Jan Meerhout was working from about 1630 to 1650, producing paintings which are often very like the early work of Jan van Goyen. We know nothing of his life. There were several families of this name in Amsterdam at this period. A Johannes Meerhout of the

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