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BENING, Simon - Painter, miniaturist, illuminator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BENING, Simon - Painter, miniaturist, illuminator

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Flemish, 16th century, male.

Born c., in Ghent; died, in Bruges.

Painter, miniaturist, illuminator.

Bruges School, Flemish School.

Simon Bening was the elder son of Alexander Bening. He entered the Guild of St John and St Luke in Bruges in 1508. Other sources suggest that he was a master in Bruges in 1501, although this seems unlikely (Dictionnaire Hazan). He worked for Charles V and

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