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MEYSSENS, Johannes (1612 - 1670), Painter, engraver, print publisher

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MEYSSENS, Johannes (1612 - 1670), Painter, engraver, print publisher

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Active in Antwerp.

Born 17 May 1612, in Brussels; died 18 September 1670, in Antwerp.

Painter, engraver, print publisher.

Johannes Meyssens studied with Anthonie van Opstal and N. van der Horst, joining the Antwerp Guild in 1640. He lived in Amsterdam as a painter for several years, produced portraits in Holland and made talented copies of Van Dyck. He employed

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