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BREYDEL, Frans (1679 - 1750), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BREYDEL, Frans (1679 - 1750), Painter

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Flemish School, 18th century, male.

Born 8 September 1679, in Antwerp; died 24 November 1750, in Antwerp.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, interiors, landscapes.

[not available online]The brother of Karel Breydel, Frans travelled with him and, like him, worked as a painter at the court of Hesse-Kassel. He returned to Antwerp, gained his mastership in 1712; was living in London in 1724, then finally settled in Antwerp.

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