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MOSTAERT, Frans (1534 - 1560), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MOSTAERT, Frans (1534 - 1560), Painter

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Flemish, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1534, in Hulst (Zealand); died c. 1560, in Hulst.

Painter. Religious subjects, landscapes.

Antwerp School, Flemish School.

Frans Mostaert was the twin brother of Gillis Mostaert and the son of a housepainter who took him to Antwerp at an early age. He was probably a pupil of Hary Met de Bles. Karl van Mander claims that Frans Mostaert was

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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