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us: Honthorst, Gerrit van, 1590-1656



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    • us: Honthorst, Gerard von, 1590-1656
    • us: Van Honthorst, Gerrit, 1590-1656
    • us: Della Notte, Gherardo, 1590-1656
    • us: Fiammingo, Gherardo, 1590-1656
    • us: Notte, Gherardo della, 1590-1656
    • us: Notti, Gherardo delle, 1590-1656
    • us: Delle Notti, Gherardo, 1590-1656
    • us: Honthorst, Gerrit, 1590-1656
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    • found: Thieme-Becker: v. 17, pp. 447-450 (Honthorst, Gerrit (Gerard) van or Gherardo della Notte (also Gherardo Fiammingo); portraitist, painter of genre and historical scenes, advocate of naturalism à la Caravaggio, pupil of Abraham Bloemart; due to his passion for night scenes and candlelights he gained the nickname "Gherardo della Notte," his work had an impact on the young Rembrandt; also portraitist in his later years; b. Utrecht 11/04/1590, d. Utrecht 04/27/1656)
    • found: Bénézit, 1976: v. 5, pp. 607-608 (Honthorst, Gerrit van, called Gherardo della Notte; painter of historical motifs, portraitist and engraver)
    • found: Müller-Singer, 1921: v. 2, p. 482 (Honthorst, Gerard von; Dutch painter)
    • found: Bryan's dict. of painters and engravers: v. 3, pp. 70-71 (Honthorst, Gerard van)
    • found: Biographical dict. of artists, 1995: p. 257 (Honthorst, Gerrit van)
    • found: Neues allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, 1838: v. 6, pp. 285-86 (Honthorst, Gerhardt)
    • found: A biographical dict. of artists, 1995: p. 297 (Honthorst, Gerrit van)
    • found: Union list of artist names, 1994: (Honthorst, Gerrit or Gerard van (Gherardo della Notte or delle Notti, or Gherardo Fiammingo))
    • found: RLIN database, 03/06/96 (hdg.: Honthorst, Gerrit van, 1590-1656; usage: Gerrit van Honthorst; Gherardo delle Notti)
    • found: Gerrit van Honthorst 1592-1656, 1999: p. xxxiii (born Nov. 4, 1592 in Utrecht; died Utrecht April 27, 1656)
    • found: Gerard und Willem van Honthorst, 1966: p. 15 (Gerard van Honthorst; born 1592 and not 1590 as previously assumed)
    • found: Gherardo delle Notti, c1999: t.p. (Gherardo delle Notti; Gerrit Honthorst) p. 11 (b. Nov. 4, 1592) p. 7 (d. Utrecht, 1656)
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    • 1996-02-27: new
    • 2004-01-17: revised
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