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PEETERS, Clara (1594 - 1657), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PEETERS, Clara (1594 - 1657), Painter

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Flemish, 17th century, female.

Born c. 1594, probably in Antwerp; died before 1657.

Painter. Still-lifes.

Flemish School.

[not available online]The works of Clara Peeters are dated between 1607 and 1648. She was one of the very few women painting still-lifes, and her works should not be confused with those of Catharina Peeters, sister of Bonaventura Peeters. She may have studied under Osias Beert, a noted still-life

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