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Modest Huys (1874-1932) | Luminist painter



Modest Huys was a Flemish🎨 Impressionist and Luminist painter.
From a young age, he worked in his father's painting and decorating business and later studied at the "Gentse Nijverheidschool" (Ghent Industrial School).
In 1891 or 1892, he came into contact with Emile Claus🎨, who encouraged his artistic inclinations.


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David Vinckboons (1576-1632) | Baroque Era / Genre painter



Popular and prolific, David Vinckboons trained with his painter father, who brought the family to Holland to escape religious persecution in Flanders. Despite having ten children, Vinckboons's life appears relatively uneventful.
He stayed in Amsterdam, where his family had settled years before, and he must have died before January 1633, when his widow appeared before Amsterdam's orphan committee.


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Artus Wolffort (1581-1641) | Baroque painter



Artus Wolffort, Artus Wolffaert or Artus Wolffaerts (1581-1641) was a Flemish painter🎨 known mainly for his history paintings depicting religious and mythological scenes.
Wolffort and his work were not well known until the late 1970s and some of his paintings were even classified as early works by Rubens🎨.
His oeuvre was reconstructed from a fully signed work (Esther's Toilet in the Harem of Ahasuerus, original untraced, 10 copies of which one fully signed in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London) and various paintings bearing a monogram.


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Hendrick van Steenwyck II ~ Baroque painter of architectural interiors



Hendrick van Steenwijk the Younger's (1580-1649) early style resembled that of his father, an architecture painter.
He likely spent several years in Antwerp, though he apparently was not enrolled in its painters' guild.
Van Steenwijk's architectural interiors of this period are frequently populated with figures by Jan Brueghel the Elder and other Flemish painters🎨 who worked in Antwerp.


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David Teniers the Younger (1610-1690) | Baroque / Genre painter



David Teniers was the most famous 17th-century painter of peasant life. He enjoyed international popularity in his own lifetime and during the 18th century, especially in France.
Teniers's success was marked by the acquisition of a country house in 1662 and by the grant in 1680 of a patent of nobility.
His work was imitated by many followers, including his son, David Teniers III.


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Joachim Beuckelaer (1533-1575) Genre painter



From an Antwerp family of painters, Beuckelaer trained in the studio of Pieter Aertsen.
In 1560 he became an independent master, and continued to develop themes in painting pioneered by Aertsen, arguably surpassing him in skill.


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Adriaen Brouwer (1605-1638) | Genre painter



Adriaen Brouwer (Oudenaarde, c. 1605 - Antwerp, January 1638) was a Flemish painter🎨 active in Flanders and the Dutch Republic in the first half of the 17th century.
Brouwer was an important innovator of genre painting through his vivid depictions of peasants, soldiers and other 'lower class' individuals engaged in drinking, smoking, card or dice playing, fighting, music making etc. in taverns or rural settings.


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Market painting | Page 3


Constantine Paul Lafargue (1729-1782)


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Market painting | Page 2


Hendrik Martensz Sorgh (Dutch Baroque Era painter, ca.1611-1670)


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Adam de Coster (1586-1643) | Card players by candlelight


In the absence of signed and documented works by Flemish painter🎨 Adam De Coster (1586-1643), all attributions have been based on Lucas Vorsterman's engraving after a lost original entitled "The Trick-trak player".
The present painting, which was also engraved by Vorsterman, shares a number of similarities with this key, lost work.
Both compositions are multi-figural and lit by candlelight, with a figure in the foreground partially shading the light source.
The artist adopts a low viewpoint in both paintings which means that the table-tops are hardly visible.



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Abraham Brueghel (1631-1690) High Baroques painter


Abraham Brueghel was a Flemish painter🎨 from the famous Brueghel🎨 family of artists.
He emigrated at a young age to Italy where he played an important role in the development of the style of decorative Baroque🎨 still lifes.
  • Early life
Abraham was born in Antwerp, the son of Jan Brueghel the Younger, the grandson of Jan Brueghel the Elder and the great-grandson of Pieter Brueghel the Elder🎨. Much of his artistic training came from his father Jan Brueghel the Younger, prolific painter and regular collaborator with Rubens🎨.
Abraham showed great promise as an artist from an early age, and started to make a name for himself in his teenage years. His father sold one of Abraham's floral still lives when he was only 15 years old.



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Rubens | Portrait of Susanna Lunden, 1622



This painting is one of the most famous by Peter Paul Rubens🎨 (Flemish Baroque Era painter, 1577-1640) in the Collection of the National Gallery, London.
The title 'Le Chapeau de Paille' (meaning The Straw Hat) was first used in the 18th century. In fact the hat is not straw; 'paille' may be an error for 'poil', which is the French word for felt.
The hat, which shades the face of the sitter, is the most prominent feature of the painting.
The portrait is probably of Susanna Lunden, born Susanna Fourment, third daughter of Daniel Fourment, an Antwerp tapestry and silk merchant. Her younger sister Helena became Rubens's second wife in 1630.


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Peter Paul Rubens | Study of Two Heads, 1609


Artist: Peter Paul Rubens🎨 (Flemish Baroque Era painter, 1577-1640)
Title: Study of Two Heads
Date: ca. 1609
Medium: oil on panel
Dimensions: Height: 69.9 cm (27.5 in); Width: 52.1 cm (20.5 in)
Current location: Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Rubens painted studies of heads after live models and artistic sources, creating a cast of characters that served in turn as models for figures in religious and mythological works.



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Ambrosius Benson (1495-1550)



Ambrosius Benson (c. 1495/1500, Ferrara or Milan - 1550, Flanders) was an Italian painter who became a part of the Northern Renaissance.
While many surviving paintings have been attributed, there is very little known of him from records, and he tended not to sign his work.
He is believed to be responsible for mainly religious art, but also painted portraits on commission. He sometime painted from classical sources, often setting the figures in modern-dress, or a contemporary domestic setting. In his lifetime he was successful; he had a large workshop, his work was sold internationally and he was especially popular in Spain.


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Rubens | Nicolaas Rubens Wearing a Coral Neckless, 1619



Title: Nicolaas Rubens Wearing a Coral Neckless.
Date: 1619.
Author: Peter Paul Rubens (8 June 1577 - 30 May 1640).
Medium: Black and red chalk, heightened with white chalk.
Current location: Albertina, Vienna.

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Peter Paul Rubens | Mars and Rhea Silvia, 1617



Mars and Rhea Silvia is a 1617 painting by Peter Paul Rubens ⎆, now in the Liechtenstein Museum in Vienna. It shows Mars's rape of Rhea Silvia, which resulted in the birth of Romulus and Remus, founders of Rome.


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Robert Campin (1375-1444)



Robert Campin (c. 1375 - 26 April 1444), now usually identified with the Master of Flémalle (earlier the Master of the Merode Triptych, before the discovery of three other similar panels), was the first great master of Flemish** and Early Netherlandish painting. Campin's identity and the attribution of the paintings in both the "Campin" and "Master of Flémalle" groupings have been a matter of controversy for decades.


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Jean Bellegambe | Renaissance painter



Jehan Bellegambe or Jean Bellegambe (sometimes Belgamb or Belganb) (ca. 1470 - ca. June 1535-March 1536) was a French**-speaking Flemish painter of religious paintings, triptychs and polyptychs, the most important of which are now held at Douai, Arras, Aix, Lille, Saint Petersburg and Chicago.
He was known as the 'master of colours' for the transparency and interplay of his colours.
He is known as Jehan Bellegambe the elder to distinguish him from his descendents who were also called Jehan.


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Sir Anthony van Dyck - Family Portrait, 1621


Sir Anthony van Dyck studied under Peter Paul Rubens and was one of his most accomplished students. Van Dyck's career flourished and he went on to become England's leading court painter.
Using his own compositional techniques, van Dyck was soon ranked alongside Titian in terms of style and the relaxed elegance of his portraits helped shape English portraiture for almost two centuries. Anthony van Dyck was particularly well-known for redefining the iconographical style as well as his fresh approach to new color schemes.
As well as portraits van Dyck also painted biblical and mythological subjects and was an accomplished etcher and engraver in his own right. He would often sketch his works as practise before executing the final version onto canvas.
His etchings in particular show his great ability to define light and shadow contrasts and his dexterity in creating fine lines and detail to ensure a realistic rendering of the sitter.

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Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish Baroque painter, 1577-1640)


Peter Paul Rubens was a prolific seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of an exuberant Baroque style that emphasized movement, color and sensuality. He is well-known for his Counter-Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and history paintings of mythological and allegorical subjects.
In addition to running a large studio in Antwerp which produced paintings popular with nobility and art collectors throughout Europe, Rubens was a classically-educated humanist scholar, art collector, and diplomat who was knighted by both Philip IV, king of Spain, and Charles I, king of England.