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BALEN, Hendrik van, the Younger (1623 - 1661), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALEN, Hendrik van, the Younger (1623 - 1661), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 16 January 1623, in Antwerp; died 2 March 1661, in Antwerp.

Painter. History painting.

[not available online]Hendrik van Balen the Younger was the son of Hendrik van Balen the Elder. He was taught the rudiments of painting by his brother Jan, but in 1638 became a pupil of Jan Wildens. In 1640 he was a free master of the Guild

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