Jan Lievens

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Style: Baroque

Place: Leiden

Born: 1607

Death: 1674

Nationality: Netherlands

Biography:

Jan Lievens (24 October 1607 - 4 June 1674) was a Dutch painter, usually associated with Rembrandt, working in a similar style. According to Arnold Houbraken, Jan was the son of Lieven Hendriksze, a tapestry worker (borduurwerker), and was trained by Joris Verschoten. He was sent to Pieter Lastman in Amsterdam at about the age of 10 for two full ye...