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Gillis van


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The disciple Peter Cooke Junior and Leongard Cruz, improved school Gillis of Mostarda in Antwerp.

According to the testimony of Karel van Mander, Koningslo was in the technique of landscape innovator, who began to imitate his contemporaries. This news confirms two landscapes of his work in the Liechtenstein gallery in Vienna, other than the original image acquisition of the foliage. With Bles, Gastelum etc. Koningslo allowed the landscape to stand out in the Netherlands into an independent branch of painting. Among his pupils were Hercules, Segers.

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