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METSYS, Quentin, the Younger (1543 - 1589), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
METSYS, Quentin, the Younger (1543 - 1589), Painter

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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Active in Delft and Germany.

Born 1543, in Antwerp; died 18 April 1589, in Frankfurt am Main.


Antwerp School, Delft School.

Quentin Metsys the Younger was the son of Jan Metsys. He was a member of the Antwerp guild in 1574. In 1588 he was obliged to take refuge in Frankfurt.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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