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Vogelaer, Karel van

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Vogelaer, Karel van

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Active in France and in Italy.

Born 1653, in Maastricht; died 8 August 1695, in Rome.

Painter. Still-lifes (flowers/game).


Karel van Vogelaer studied in his native town of Maastricht and later worked in Rome, Lyons and Paris. On his return to Rome, he became a member of the guild of Dutch painters - the Bent - and was often employed by Carlo Maratti. Vogelaer had several nicknames, which alluded to his speciality of painting flowers, but records also include a somewhat strange reference to Mars, which may have been the pseudonym of his brother....

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Subjects: Painting ; Renaissance Art

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