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KEY, Willem (1515 - 1568), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KEY, Willem (1515 - 1568), Painter

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Flemish School, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1515 or 1520, in Breda; died 5 June 1568, in Antwerp.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

Antwerp School.

[not available online]Willem Key studied under Peter Cock van Alost and Lambert Lombard in 1529. He was a master of the guild of Antwerp in 1542, became a citizen on 25 April 1550, and a dean of the guild in 1552.

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