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NAIVEU, Matthys (<i>died</i> 1721), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NAIVEU, Matthys (died 1721), Painter

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Dutch, 17th – 18th century, male.

Baptised on 16 April 1647 in Leiden; died c. 1721, in Amsterdam.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, Still-lifes.

[not available online]Naiveu was a pupil of Abraham Toornevliet, and from 1667 to 1669 he studied with Gerrit Dou in Leiden. He was a guild member in Leiden in 1671, and became its dean in 1677 before moving to Amsterdam that same year. It is

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