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Arnold Houbraken

Houbraken, Arnold (ärˈnōlt houˈbräˌkən) [key], 1660–1719, Dutch painter, etcher, and author of The Great Theatre of Dutch Painters (3 vol., 1718–21), containing important biographies. His son Jacobus Houbraken, 1698–1780, a well-known engraver, worked chiefly in Amsterdam, executing over 500 portraits and book illustrations including those for his father's volumes.

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

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