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LIVIN, Menus (1630 - 1691), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LIVIN, Menus (1630 - 1691), Painter, engraver

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1630, in Amsterdam; died 1691, in Florence.

Painter, engraver.

After visiting Milan and Rome, Livin met a patron who took him to Vienna. Prince Mathias of Tuscany then took him under his protection and sent him to Florence to work with Pietro da Cortona. Livin, however, had an unsettled character, and fled from his master to Turin. When the Prince found

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