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STRAET, Jan van der (1523 - 1605), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
STRAET, Jan van der (1523 - 1605), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

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Flemish School, 16th century, male.

Active in Italy.

Born 1523, in Bruges; died 2 November 1605, in Florence.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes, landscapes, architectural views. Murals, designs for tapestries.

Antwerp School.

[not available online]A pupil of Pieter Aertsen in Antwerp, Van der Straet was a guild master at Antwerp in 1545 and worked in Lyons

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