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Gerbrand van den Eeckhout

Eeckhout, Gerbrand van den (gĕrˈbränt vän dĕn ākˈhout) [key], 1621–74, Dutch painter and etcher. He was a pupil and close follower of Rembrandt, especially in his religious works. A fine draftsman, he easily assimilated the styles of artists around him, including those of Flinck and Fabritius. His Isaac Blessing Jacob is in the Metropolitan Museum.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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