(1613 - 1675)
Gerrit Dou was active/lived in Netherlands, Holland. Gerrit Dou is known for trompe l'oeil genre and portrait painting.
Gerrit Dou (April 7, 1613 - February 9, 1675), also known as Gerard and Douw or Dow, was a Dutch Golden Age* painter, whose small, highly-polished paintings are typical of the Leiden fijnschilders. He specialized in genre scenes and is noted for
his trompe l'oeil* "niche" paintings and candlelit night-scenes with strong chiaroscuro*.
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