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Adrianus Isselsteyn

 (1625 - 1684)
Adrianus Isselsteyn is known for painting.

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In 1653 he married Catharina Adrianus van IJsselstein Bloemaert and became the son of the painter Hendrick Bloemaert of Utrecht (about 1601-1671). From 1647 to 1650, Adriano resided in Rome, where he was given the name of 'loose' by Bent-veughels. However, it was not for his quick stroke that the painter was called 'the Loose', but for his licentious behavior and his activities rather unedifying. Van IJsselstein Roethlisberger praised for his talent as a portraitist, elegant and clever, but it aptly describes a crook as attested by the legal proceedings against Van IJsselstein in the endless dispute over the ownership of Hendrick Bloemaert. From 1654 onwards, Adrianus was registered as a portrait painter in Utrecht,   ...  Displaying 750 of 949 characters.

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Example(s) of this artist's work:
Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Frances Teresa Stewart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox (1647-1702), as Diana, half-length, in a dress of armour and a blue wrap, holding a bow and arrow, a dog by her side, in a wooded landscape
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