Gerard Van Honthorst (Gerrit Van Honthorst)

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Style: Dutch Golden Age

Place: Utrecht

Born: 1590

Death: 1656

Nationality: Netherlands

Biography:

Gerard van Honthorst (November 4, 1592 - April 27, 1656), also known as Gerrit van Honthorst and in Italy as Gherardo delle Notti for his nighttime candlelit subjects, was a Dutch Golden Age painter from Utrecht. Biography He was initially trained at the school of Abraham Bloemaert, who exchanged the style of the Franckens for Italianate models at ...