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Gaspar Netscher (1639-1684), Dutch artist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 9 portraits
Gaspar Netschar was a Dutch portrait and genre painter. He began his training under a local artist named Hendrick Coster, and in 1654 became a student of Ter Borch in Deventer. He was Ter Borch's most gifted pupil, probably worked as an assistant as well and he appears several times as a model on Ter Borch's paintings. Netschar moved to The Hague in 1662, where he established himself as a successful portrait painter, being patronised by, among others, William III.