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Anton Mirou (Antwerpen 1578 - vor 1627) - Artist
Landscape painter of Flemish origin. M. is one of the most important masters of the Frankenthal school of painting which was constituted by Flemish artists of calvinist confession fled from South Netherlands. M. was probably taught by G. van Coninxloo III a. J. Ghysmans but obviously adopted elements of the painting school of J. Brueghel the elder a. P. Schoubroeck. The artist was at this time a. still is sought after for his delicate painting a. the vivid colours. Soon his paintings were included to the most important collections. Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), Madrid (Prado), Prague (Nat. Gall.), Budapest (Nat. Mus.), Hamburg (Kunsthalle), Parma a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Bernt, J. Diefenbacher: A. M., Ein Antwerpener Maler in Frankenthal, cat. rais., 2007 a. others.