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JUNIUS, Franciscus (1589 - 1677), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JUNIUS, Franciscus (1589 - 1677), Painter

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German, 17th century, male.

Born 1589, in Heidelberg; died 1677, in Windsor, England.


Junius was a noted writer and philologist as well as a painter, and became famous with his work on the painting of old masters. He lived in England for a long time.

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