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WOLFAERTS, Artus (1581 - 1641), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WOLFAERTS, Artus (1581 - 1641), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1581, in Antwerp; died 1641, in Antwerp.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes.

[not available online]Artus Wolfaerts held a respected place among Antwerp artists, and Van Dyck painted his portrait.

He often painted scenes from the bible, and enhanced his pictures with landscapes and architectural features. He also produced easel paintings in the manner of Teniers.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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