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POELENBURGH, Cornelis van (1586 - 1667), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POELENBURGH, Cornelis van (1586 - 1667), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1586, in Utrecht; died 12 August 1667, in Utrecht.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, nudes, landscapes with figures.

Utrecht School.

[not available online] [not available online]After studying with Abraham Bloemaert, Cornelis van Poelenburgh worked in Rome from 1616 to 1623, in the style of Raphael and, above all, of the ancient masters. He then worked in Florence

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