Eeckhout, Gerbrand van den (gĕrˈbränt vän dĕn ākˈhout) [key], 1621–74, Dutch painter and etcher. He was a pupil and close follower of Rembrandt, especially in his religious works. A fine draftsman, he easily assimilated the styles of artists around him, including those of Flinck and Fabritius. His Isaac Blessing Jacob is in the Metropolitan Museum.
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