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Diest, Adriaen van

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00051359
Diest, Adriaen van

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1655, in The Hague; died 1704, in London.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Animals, landscapes, seascapes.

Adriaen studied under his father, Willem van Diest. He travelled to England in around 1672 or 1673, and worked for Lord Carteret, Earl Granville of Bath. He died while making a series of etchings of his own drawings....

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; Renaissance Art

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