Gherardo delle Notti

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Gherardo delle Notti:

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, 1590–1656, Dutch portrait, genre, and allegorical painter. In Italy (c.1610–1620) he gained a sound understanding of the works of Caravaggio, which greatly affected his style.
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With a series of aptly chosen canvases from the artist's youth, the Washington exhibition neatly demonstrates how Lievens cobbled together his Leiden manner, combining what he had learned from Lastman with the influence of the Utrecht Caravaggisti, especially Gerard van Honthorst, to achieve a trenchant synthesis well in advance of Rembrandt, who needed several years to catch up.
The list also includes Pierre Paul Prud'hon's Nude Woman Standing, at the British Museum, and Charles I by Gerard van Honthorst in the National Portrait Gallery.