Gilbert Soest(circa 1605-1681), Portrait painter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 49 portraits
Gilbert Soest came to England from the Netherlands, where he had trained and was probably born. His earliest dated work was painted in 1646. Although he had a respectable practice, he never established himself in the most fashionable circles in London and was never employed at the court.
by Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Gilbert Soest
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