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LEYSSENS, Nicolaas or N. (1661 - 1710), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEYSSENS, Nicolaas or N. (1661 - 1710), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1661, in Antwerp; died 1710.


[not available online]A student of Pieter Ikens, as a young man Nicolaas Leyssens went to Rome but returned shortly afterwards to take care of his father. He painted wall decorations and historical pictures, often embellished with flowers and fruit by Bossaert and Verbruggen.

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