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LUYKEN, Jan (1649 - 1712), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LUYKEN, Jan (1649 - 1712), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Dutch, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 16 April 1649, in Amsterdam; died 5 April 1712, in Amsterdam.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects.

[not available online]Luyken studied under the painter Martinus Saeghmolen. He married Marie de Oude on 5 March 1672 and had five children, all of whom died young, except for Caspar, the eldest. Shortly after 1673, having been enthralled by the religious

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