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MOLYN, Pieter, the Elder (1595 - 1661), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MOLYN, Pieter, the Elder (1595 - 1661), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 6 April 1595, probably in London; died 1661, buried 23 March in Haarlem.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. Genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online]The earliest document we have concerning Pieter de Molyn is his certificate of baptism, dated 6 April 1595, from London. His parents' reason for going to England is not known. The boy seems to have returned to the south

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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