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ROMBOUTS, Gillis, Jillis or Gilbert Agidius (1630 - 1678), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROMBOUTS, Gillis, Jillis or Gilbert Agidius (1630 - 1678), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1630; died before 1678.

Painter. Genre scenes, village scenes, landscapes, winter landscapes.

[not available online]Gillis Rombouts became a master in Haarlem in 1652. In 1656 one of his pupils was Lambert H. van Straaten.

His style is reminiscent of that of Hobbema and Ruysdael, his figures in particular resembling those of Hobbema. He painted many small subjects on panels. Rombouts' monogram, which is

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