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Pieter van Avont
Pieter van Avont, also Peeter van Avont, (1600–1652) was a Flemish painter, draughtsman and printmaker during the Baroque era.
van Avont was baptized 14 January 1600 in Mechelen, Flanders and died on 1 November 1652 in Deurne, Flanders.
Around 1622/3, he became master of the Guild of Saint Luke in Antwerp and became a citizen of that city in 1631. He died in 1652.
Flora im Garten Blumen und Bäume, with Jan Brueghel the Elder, copper engraving, 70 × 47 cm, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Gemäldegalerie, Vienna, Austria 
Heilige Familie in einem Blumen- und Früchtekranz with Jan Brueghel the Elder, c. 1623, oil on panel, 93,5 × 72 cm, Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany (pictured)
Kruisafneming naar Rubens 1641, Sint-Gertrudiskerk Vorst-Laakdal, oil on canvas, 177 x 144 cm.
Maria Hemelvaart 1642, Sint-Gertrudiskerk Vorst-Laakdal, oil on canvas, 174 x 133 cm.
van Avont has paintings in public collections including four in the United Kingdom.
Flemish Baroque painting
Paintings by Pieter van Avont at the Art UK site
BALIS, A., ‘Rubens and his Studio: Defining the Problem’, in: Rubens. A Genius at Work. Lannoo Publishers (Acc) (March 14, 2008), (p. 32), retrieved on 25 October 2013
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