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ROYEN, Willem Frederik van (1645 - 1723), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROYEN, Willem Frederik van (1645 - 1723), Painter, draughtsman

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German, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born c. 1645 or 1654, in Haarlem (?); died 1723, in Berlin.

Painter, draughtsman. Landscapes, still-lifes, flowers, animals.

[not available online]Willem Frederik van Royen was a pupil of A. van Ravesteyn in 1661. He was painter to the court of Potsdam in 1689. He then settled in Berlin, where he became director of the Kunstakademie.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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