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Artist: Jan Porcellis (1580 - 1632)
Nationality: Flemish
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Media: Painting
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Biography:
Jan Porcellis was born in Flanders, but spent most of his career working in Holland. He excelled at marine painting, normally including ships in his sea studies. His paintings are also noted for their atmospheric effects and were collected by Rembrandt and Jan van de Cappelle.


Artworks in Museum Collections: (3)
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MARINE : MER CALME (1er quart 17e siècle) by PORCELLIS Jan
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Marine, avec un canot et deux barques à voile by PORCELLIS Jan I
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Calm Sea Simon Jacobsz. de Vlieger (Dutch, 1600-16011653)Oil on wood; 14 3/4 x 17 1/2

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PORCELLIS JAN Fine Art Artist: Artists art auction database
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