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Justus Suttermans

Justus Suttermans Portrait of Galileo Galilei oil painting on canvas
Portrait of Galileo Galilei
Painting ID::  33290
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Justus Suttermans Portrait of Galileo Galilei oil painting on canvas



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  Justus Suttermans
  (b Antwerp, bapt 28 Sept 1597; d Florence, 24 April 1681). Flemish painter Flemish painter,He is chiefly notable for his portraits of members of the Medici family as he was his court painter. His work can be found in both the Palatina Gallery and the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, and in many other galleries around the globe. During his lifetime he was feted as the finest portrait painter in Italy. He studied early on in Flanders and Antwerp, possibly with artists such as Villem de Vos, a nephew of the painter Marten de Vos and also Frans Pourbus the younger. He was eventually invited to Florence under the patronage of the Medici Family where he studied Italian portraitists such as Il Guercino, the Spanish Diego Velazquez and France's Pierre Mignard.
  Portrait of Galileo Galilei
  mk83 1635 Oil on canvas 66x56cm

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