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OCHTERVELT, Jakob (<i>died</i> 1682), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
OCHTERVELT, Jakob (died 1682), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1634-1635, in Rotterdam (?); died probably between 1682 and 1710, in Amsterdam.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online]Jakob Ochtervelt was a pupil of Cl. Berchem, although he mostly taught himself by studying the works of Metsu and Ter Borch. His works, now extremely rare, were often inferior to those of his master. In 1655 he married Dikje Meesters in

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