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DAC Collection Artist Information

Gerrit Dou (aka Gerard Dou)

Dutch painter and draftsman

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
The first pupil of Rembrandt, known for his neat and precise style, fastidiousness, incredibly smooth surfaces and paintings of domestic interiors. He sometimes used a magnifying glass; a founder of the Guild of St Luke at Leiden (1648).

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115513.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Gerrit Dou (aka Gerard Dou):

Cornelis Ploos van Amstel after Gerrit Dou Girl at the Harpsichord, 1767 Color etching
Jacques Firmin Beauvarlet after Gerrit Dou The Philosopher, 1760-1775 Etching and engraving on laid paper
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ULAN biographical content is displayed with permission of the Getty Research Institute. Some ULAN content in some DAC artist records has been lightly edited. Content from the Getty Research Institute is © 2019 The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.

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