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BYE, Marcus de (1639 - 1688), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BYE, Marcus de (1639 - 1688), Painter, engraver

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Dutch School, 17th century, male.

Born 1639, in The Hague; died after 1688.

Painter, engraver. Animals.

Marcus de Bye was a son of Joncker Willem de Bye. He became a pupil of Jacob van der Does in 1658. Better known as an engraver than a painter, he engraved a series of animal studies after P. Potter. He also produced a number of original engravings.

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