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Coecke [Cock; Coeck; Coeke; Kock; Koecke] van Aelst [van Alost], Pieter, Ilocked

(b Aelst [now Aalst], Aug 14, 1502; d Brussels, Dec 6, 1550).
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South Netherlandish painter, sculptor, architect and designer of woodcuts, stained glass and tapestries. Son of the Deputy Mayor of the village of Aelst, he was married twice, first to Anna van Dornicke (d 1529), the daughter of the Antwerp painter Jan Mertens, who may have been his teacher; they had two children, Michel van Coecke and ...

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U. Thieme and F. Becker, eds: Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, 37 vols (Leipzig, 1907–50) [see also Meissner above]