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BLOEMAERT, Abraham
The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche

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BLOEMAERT, Abraham The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche
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BLOEMAERT, Abraham

Dutch Mannerist Painter, ca.1564-1651 Abraham Bloemaert (1566, Gorinchem - January 27, 1651, Utrecht), was a Dutch painter and printmaker in etching and engraving. Bloemaert was the son of an architect, who moved his family to Utrecht in 1575, where Abraham was first a pupil of Gerrit Splinter (pupil of Frans Floris) and of Joos de Beer. He then spent three years in Paris, studying under several masters, and on his return to his native country received further training from Hieronymus Francken. In 1591 he went to Amsterdam, and four years later settled finally at Utrecht, where he became dean of the Guild of St. Luke. He excelled more as a colourist than as a draughtsman, was extremely productive, and painted and etched historical and allegorical pictures, landscapes, still-life, animal pictures and flower pieces. Among his pupils are his four sons, Hendrick, Frederick, Cornelis and Adriaan (all of whom achieved considerable reputation as painters or engravers), the two Honthorsts, Ferdinand Bol and Jacob Gerritsz Cuyp.  Related Paintings of BLOEMAERT, Abraham :. | Landscape with Peasants Resting (mk08) | Shepherdess with Grapes | Landscape with Peasants Resting | Adoration of the Magi d | The rest on the flight into Egypt |
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