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RAVESTEYN, Dirck de Quade van (1565 - 1619), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RAVESTEYN, Dirck de Quade van (1565 - 1619), Painter

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Dutch, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born between 1565 and 1570, in the northern Netherlands; died after 1619.

Painter. Allegorical subjects, mythological subjects.

Prague School.

Dirck de Quade van Ravesteyn was probably a great-uncle of Hendrick Ravesteyn. He is known to have worked at the court in Vienna and is surmised to have returned to Holland in 1612. Ravestyn painted his portrait of the Emperor Rudolf

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