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HERREYNS, Willem Jacob (1743 - 1827), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HERREYNS, Willem Jacob (1743 - 1827), Painter

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Flemish School, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 10 June 1743, in Antwerp; died 10 August 1827, in Antwerp.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

[not available online]This remarkable artist was the great grandson of Jacob Herreyns. He studied at the Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten in Antwerp, where he became professor in 1765, and director in 1800. In the interim, he founded the academy in Mechelen and

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