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FRANCHOYS, Lucas, the Younger (1616 - 1681), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRANCHOYS, Lucas, the Younger (1616 - 1681), Painter

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Flemish, 17th century, male.

Born 28 June 1616, in Mechelen; died 3 April 1681, in Mechelen.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, portraits.

Flemish School.

Lucas Franchoys the Younger studied under his father Lucas Franchoys, and was subsequently a pupil of Rubens. After the death of the latter he remained in Antwerp, but failed to find work in that town and went to France. On his

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