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Jan van Goyen
January 13, 1596, Leiden – April 27, 1656, Den Haag
Jan Josephszoon van Goyen was a Dutch painter and etcher, one of the most gifted landscaper in the Netherlands during the early 17th century.
Van Goyen was an extremely prolific artist; approximately twelve hundred paintings and more than one thousand drawings by him are known.