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FRANCHOYS, Lucas, the Elder (1574 - 1643), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRANCHOYS, Lucas, the Elder (1574 - 1643), Painter

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

Born 25 January 1574, in Mechelen; died 16 September 1643, in Mechelen.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

Lucas Franchoys was the father of the painters Lucas the Younger and Peeter Franchoys.

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