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John Closterman (1660-1711)
Artist associated with 62 portraits
The German painter John Closterman arrived in England in 1681 after working in Paris. In 1698, Closterman went on a Grand Tour to Italy and Spain to study art. This was probably supported by the Earl of Shaftesbury, a classical scholar and philosopher.
studio of John Closterman
oil on canvas, (circa 1702)
On display at Historic Royal Palaces, Hampton Court Palace, London, UK in the exhibition Glorious Georges