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THYS, Pieter (1624 - 1677), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
THYS, Pieter (1624 - 1677), Painter

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1624, in Antwerp; died 1677, in Antwerp.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, portraits.

Antwerp School.

[not available online]In 1636 Pieter Thys was a student of Artus Deurweeders and master in Antwerp in 1645. He married Constantia van der Beken in 1648, became dean of the Guild in 1660-1661and was called to Holland by Stathouder William II. Emperor Leopold I

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