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Jacques de Gheyn II (1565 - 1629), Draughtsman, engraver, painter and Jacques de Gheyn III (<i>died</i> 1641), Draughtsman, etcher, painter

E. K. J. Reznicek

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Dutch family of artists. Jacques de Gheyn I (b on board ship on the Zuyder Zee, 1537–8; d Antwerp, ?1581), the first of three generations of artists of the same name, was a glass painter, engraver and draughtsman. He is known to have designed stained-glass windows in Antwerp and Amsterdam, but these are now lost, as are the miniatures he executed. A few allegorical etchings and drawings survive, but these are also ascribed

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