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Gerard de Lairesse - Europeana Collections
Gerard or Gérard de Lairesse (11 September 1640 or 1641 – June 1711) was a Dutch Golden Age painter and art theorist.Lairesse was born in Liège and was the second son of painter Renier de Lairesse (1597-1667). His broad range of talent included music, poetry, and the theatre. He was perhaps the most celebrated Dutch painter in the period...