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BACKEREEL, Willem (1570 - 1615), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BACKEREEL, Willem (1570 - 1615), Painter

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Flemish, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active in Italy.

Born 1570, in Antwerp; died 2 January 1615, in Italy.

Painter. Landscapes.

Antwerp School, Flemish School.

Willem Backereel was the brother of Gilles Backereel. In 1605 he was admitted to the guild in Antwerp as a master. He is known to have painted landscapes. He went to Rome when he was very young and spent the

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