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HUYS, Pieter (1519 - 1584), Painter, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HUYS, Pieter (1519 - 1584), Painter, engraver, illustrator

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Flemish, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1519, in Antwerp; died 1584, in Antwerp.

Painter, engraver, illustrator. Religious subjects, genre scenes.

Antwerp School, Flemish School.

Pieter Huys was the brother of the engraver Franz Huys. He qualified as a master in Antwerp in 1545. As an engraver, he worked with Plantin and illustrated Valverda's Judices, Sambucus' Emblemata Poetica, and a Royal Bible

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