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BUYSTER, Philippe de (1595 - 1688), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BUYSTER, Philippe de (1595 - 1688), Sculptor

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 1595, in Antwerp; died 15 May 1688, in Paris.

Sculptor. Mythological subjects, figures. Busts.

Philippe de Buyster studied in Antwerp under Gilles van Papenhoven. When he was still young, he settled in Paris, where in 1632 he was appointed sculptor in ordinary to the king and given a residence in the Tuileries. He became a member

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