Govaert Flinck - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Govaert Flinck

Place: Kleve

Born: 1615

Death: 1660

Nationality: Netherlands


Govert (or Govaert) Teuniszoon Flinck (25 January 1615 – 2 February 1660) was a Dutch painter of the Dutch Golden Age. Born at Kleve, capital of the Duchy of Cleves, which was occupied at the time by the United Provinces, he was apprenticed by his father to a silk mercer, but having secretly acquired a passion for etching and drawing, was sent to L...

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