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MOSTAERT, Jan (1475 - 1555), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MOSTAERT, Jan (1475 - 1555), Painter

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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1475, in Haarlem; died c. 1555, in Haarlem.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes.

Haarlem School.

Somewhat garbled records from 1500 indicate that there were two painters by the name Jan Mostaert, father and son, but details of the father have been lost. Jan Mostaert studied in Haarlem under the painter Jacob and possibly under Gérard de St-Jean, who certainly

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