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RUYSDAEL, Isaac or Isaack van (1599 - 1677), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RUYSDAEL, Isaac or Isaack van (1599 - 1677), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1599, in Naarden; died 1677, buried 4 October in Haarlem.

Painter. Landscapes with figures, landscapes.

Isaac Ruysdael was the brother of Salomon and father of Jakob Ruysdael. He was not only a painter, but also a dealer in paintings and a frame-maker. In 1642 he married in Haarlem, where he had settled.

He specialised in painting landscapes in a style similar to

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