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FIRENS, Pierre I. (<i>died</i> 1636), Engraver, print publisher

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FIRENS, Pierre I. (died 1636), Engraver, print publisher

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Flemish, 17th century, male.

Active in Antwerp, and in Paris.

Died c. 1636.

Engraver, print publisher.

Flemish School.

[not available online]Pierre Firens I went to Paris at the beginning of the 17th century. He is known to have carried out various engravings, in particular a portrait of Louis XIII published as early as 1610. He also executed a portrait of Henri IV. His daughters married artists in Paris;

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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