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George Jamesone

 (c.1587 - 1644)
George Jamesone was active/lived in Scotland.  George Jamesone is known for portrait painting.

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George Jamesone (or Jameson) (c. 1587 - 1644) was Scotland's first eminent portrait-painter.
   
He was born in Aberdeen, where his father, Andrew Jamesone, was a stonemason. Jamesone attended the grammar school near his home on Schoolhill and is thought to have gone on to further education at Marischal College. Legend has it that Jamesone once studied under Rubens in Antwerp with Anthony van Dyck. This is, however, yet to be proven as his name does not appear to be noted on the Guild registers of the town. Since Rubens was exempt from registering pupils, the absence of Jamesone's name does not mean that the painter definitely did not study there.

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A Gentleman, wearing brown figured doublet embellished with pearls at the shoulder, black waistcoat, white ruff and black hat.
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