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BESCHEY, Balthasar (<i>died</i> 1776), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BESCHEY, Balthasar (died 1776), Painter, pastellist

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Flemish School, 18th century, male.

Active in Antwerp.

Baptised 20 November 1708; died 15 April 1776, in Antwerp.

Painter, pastellist. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, landscapes.

[not available online]Balthasar Beschey was taught by a master called Peter Strick, whose works are not known. He was appointed director of the Antwerp academy and a member and dean of its Guild of St Luke. He painted landscapes

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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