John Closterman(1660-1711), Artist
Artist associated with 58 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.
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