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RYN, Jan van (1610 - 1678), Portrait artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RYN, Jan van (1610 - 1678), Portrait artist

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1610, in Dunkirk; died 20 May 1678, in Dunkirk.

Portrait artist.

[not available online] [not available online]Jan van Ryn was the pupil of Van Dyck, whom he accompanied to London, returning to Dunkirk after his death. Summoned to Paris by Marshal de Grammont, he did not find the protection there that he had hoped for, so he returned to set up

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