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OPSTAL, Gérard van (1594 - 1668), Sculptor, ivory worker

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
OPSTAL, Gérard van (1594 - 1668), Sculptor, ivory worker

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Flemish, 17th century, male.

Born 1594, in Antwerp; died 1 August 1668, in Paris.

Sculptor, ivory worker.

Flemish School.

Gérard van Opstal was the son of Anton van Opstal and a pupil of N. Dredon in Brussels in 1621. He had begun as a pupil of Van Milder. He executed small low reliefs and statuettes in ivory, such as the Three Graces in the Musée

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