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ROOTIUS, Jan Albertsz. (1615 - 1666), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROOTIUS, Jan Albertsz. (1615 - 1666), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1615 or 1624, in Medemblik; died 1666 or 1674, in Hoorn.

Painter. Portraits, group portraits, still-lifes (flowers/fruit/shellfish).

[not available online]A pupil of Peter Lastman, Jan Albertsz. Rootius seems to have acquired a considerable reputation in his home town, his best-known works there being three groups of portraits of great merit at the house of the archers' guild. He also painted

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