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MOSTAERT, Gillis, the Elder (1534 - 1598), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MOSTAERT, Gillis, the Elder (1534 - 1598), Painter

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Flemish, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1534, in Hulst; died 28 December 1598, in Antwerp.

Painter. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes, landscapes.

Antwerp School, Flemish School.

[not available online]Gillis Mostaert the Elder was the son of a housepainter who took him to Antwerp at an early age. According to Karl van Mander, Gillis Mostaert was a close relative of Jan Mostaert. Gillis Mostaert studied

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