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BORREKENS, Mattheus (1615 - 1670), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BORREKENS, Mattheus (1615 - 1670), Engraver

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1615, in Antwerp; died 25 December 1670.


Mattheus Borrekens was the brother of the painter Jean Baptiste Borrekens. In 1635 he was the pupil of Peeter de Jode in Antwerp, and was master of a studio in 1636. He competed unsuccessfully for the execution of the plate: Entry of Archduke Leopold-William into Ghent. He was captain of the civil

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