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ROOS, Jan I (1591 - 1638), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROOS, Jan I (1591 - 1638), Painter

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Flemish, 17th century, male.

Born 1591, in Antwerp; died 1638, in Genoa.

Painter. Mythological subjects, religious subjects, animals.

Flemish School.

A pupil of Snyders, Jan Roos I left Antwerp for Italy in 1615. He spent several years in Rome, where he acquired a considerable reputation as an animal painter. He then went to Genoa, where he met with equal success. In Genoa he met and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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