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BRUYN, Bartholomaeus or Barthel, the Elder (1493 - 1553), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRUYN, Bartholomaeus or Barthel, the Elder (1493 - 1553), Painter

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German, 16th century, female.

Born c. 1493, probably in Cologne; died between 1553 and 1557, perhaps in Cologne.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

Cologne School.

[not available online]Bartholomaeus Bruyn was born in about 1493, not at Wesel as was thought for a long time, but more likely in Cologne.

From 1515 he was a very prolific painter. His best known altarpieces, one in the collegiate church

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