Hendrick ter Brugghen

Dutch, 1588-1629

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Hendrick ter Brugghen

Dutch, 1588-1629

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Collected by a major museum
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Collected by a major museum
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Hendrick ter Brugghen was a painter and draftsman who could expertly manipulate chiaroscuro to …

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Hendrick ter Brugghen was a painter and draftsman who could expertly manipulate chiaroscuro to achieve emotional and dramatic effects. Ter Brugghen began training at the age of 13 at the atelier of Abraham Bloemaert, and then in the studio of Gerrit van Honthorst. Caravaggio, however, was ter Brugghen’s greatest and …

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