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Droogsloot, Joost Cornelisz.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00053899
Droogsloot, Joost Cornelisz.

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1586, in Utrecht; died 14 May 1666, in Utrecht.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, genre scenes, village scenes, local scenes (kermesses), landscapes with figures.

Joost Droogsloot was a master in Utrecht in 1616, and a dean in 1623 and 1644. He married Angeniejte van Ryevelt in 1618. In 1620 he bought a house, which he arranged to pay off in twelve years, for 150 guilders' worth of paintings each year. In 1628 he donated a painting entitled ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; Religious Art ; Christian Art

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