David Gerard (David Gerard)( Flemish painter.)
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Biography David Gerard (David Gerard)
Born in the town Audevater in the Netherlands and subsequently moved to Bruges and in 1484 became a member of the Guild of St.. Luke. As an artist, was formed in Holland. Stylistically, his paintings close work harlemskogo master Albert van Auvatera, we can assume that David was a student of his. After he settled in Bruges, in his paintings appear more aristocratic images that came to replace the vulgar facial features early works. This reflected the artist's fascination with the art of Rogier van der Weyden. Obviously, for paintings of David and strong influence in Bruges Flemish tradition Colorism coming from the brothers Van Eykov and Hans Memling.
In the later works of the artist donates liveliness and elegance for the sake of sophistication and understated the severity of. His works were highly appreciated, and he was constantly busy with city and private orders. David died in Bruges on Aug. 13, 1523.