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BENING, Lievine (<i>died</i> 1570), Miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BENING, Lievine (died 1570), Miniaturist

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Flemish, 16th century, female.

Active in London.

Died after 1570.


Flemish School.

Lievine Bening was the daughter of Simon Bening. She was almost as famous a miniaturist as her father. King Henry VIII of England summoned her to England where she settled permanently from 1545.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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