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HORENBOUT, Gerard Portraits of Lieven van Pottelsberghe and his Wife sf oil painting artist
  Painting ID::   7641
Portraits of Lieven van Pottelsberghe and his Wife sf
Oil on panel, 43 x 33,5 cm (each) Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent


 

 
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     HORENBOUT, Gerard
Flemish Northern Renaissance Painter and Manuscript Illuminator, ca.1465-1541 Painter, designer, scribe and cartographer. He may have been the pupil of Li?vin de Stoevere ( fl 1463), the only painter of the five artists who guaranteed his admission fee into the guild of painters and illuminators in Ghent in 1487. Horenbout became a versatile and productive artist, painting altarpieces, portraits and illuminated manuscripts and designing tapestries and stained-glass windows. He also collaborated with the nuns of the convent of Galilee near Ghent in making a model garden with flowers made of cloth that he delivered to Margaret of Austria, Regent of the Netherlands, at her court in Mechelen. He seems to have achieved a degree of wealth commensurate with his output: in 1503 he acquired a house