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POURBUS, Peeter (Pieter) Jansz. (1523 - 1584), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POURBUS, Peeter (Pieter) Jansz. (1523 - 1584), Painter

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Flemish School, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1523, in Gouda; died 30 January 1584, in Bruges.

Painter. History painting, portraits.

Bruges School.

[not available online]The father of Frans Pourbus the Elder, Peeter Pourbus settled at an early age in Bruges where, in 1538, he studied under Lancelor Blondeel, a painter trained in the Italian manner and influenced in particular by Raphael. It has been speculated

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