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Gheeraerts, Marcus, the elder (b. c. 1520/21, d. in or after 1586), painter and etcher

Karen Hearn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10576

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Gheeraerts, Marcus, the elder (b. c. 1520/21, d. in or after 1586), painter and etcher, was born in Bruges, Flanders, the son of Egbert Gheeraerts, painter, who joined the Guild of St Luke at Bruges in 1516, at which date he was apparently childless, and ...

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Subjects: Prints and Printmaking ; Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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