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FRANCHOYS, Peter (1606 - 1654), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRANCHOYS, Peter (1606 - 1654), Painter

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Flemish, 17th century, male.

Active in Antwerp and Mechelen.

Born 20 October 1606, in Mechelen; died 1654 or 1681, in Mechelen.

Painter. History painting, portraits, landscapes.

Flemish School.

[not available online]Peter Franchoys was the son of Lucas Franchoys and a pupil of his father and G. Seghers.

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