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Venus and Cupid, Attributed to Govaert Flinck (1615-1660).

Oil on canvas, 119cm by 91.5cm. Signed or inscribed l.l.: G. Flinck.
The artist was a pupil of Rembrandt whose style he followed closely for some years. From the late 1640s however, his painting was more influenced by that of Sir Peter Paul Rubens. He began to receive important official and diplomatic commissions and secured the patronage of the Stadtholder of Cleves.


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