Flinck, Govert(gō`värt flĭngk), 1615–1660, Dutch painter. A student of Rembrandt, Flinck is remembered mainly for his numerous portraits. There is a large and representative collection of Flinck's works in the Rijksmuseum, one example from which, his Blessing of Jacob, illustrates his competent handling of religious subjects.
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