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BRIL, Paul (1554 - 1626), Miniaturist, painter, watercolourist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRIL, Paul (1554 - 1626), Miniaturist, painter, watercolourist, engraver

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Flemish School, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1554, in Antwerp; died 1626, in Rome.

Miniaturist, painter (gouache), watercolourist, engraver. Religious subjects, portraits, hunting scenes, landscapes with figures, seascapes.

[not available online]Paul Bril was probably the son of the painter Mattheus Bril the Elder and brother of Mattheus Bril the Younger. There are references to him working in the studio of the painter Damien

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