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HALEN, Peter van (<i>died</i> 1687), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HALEN, Peter van (died 1687), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Baptised 18 January 1612 in Antwerp; died 22 May 1687.

Painter. Religious subjects, landscapes.

[not available online]Peter van Halen became a master in 1641. On 9 April 1644, he married Marie Bocx. He was elected dean of the guild in 1650. He often imitated Claude Lorraine, but also painted historical and mythological subjects, especially bacchanals.

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