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SEGHERS, Gerard (<i>died</i> 1651), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SEGHERS, Gerard (died 1651), Painter

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Flemish School, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active also active in Italy.

Baptised 17 March 1591 in Antwerp; died 18 March 1651, in Antwerp.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects.

Antwerp School.

Younger brother of Daniel Seghers, Gerard Seghers was a pupil in 1603, probably of Hent van Balen and Abr. Janssens, and became a master in 1608. He went to Italy and then

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