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Hysing [Hyssing, Huysing, Huyssing], Hans (1678-1752/1753), portrait painter

John Ingamells

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14322
Hysing [Hyssing, Huysing, Huyssing], Hans (1678-1752/1753), portrait painter

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Hysing [Hyssing, Huysing, Huyssing], Hans (1678-1752/1753), portrait painter, was born in Stockholm, the son of Diedrich Hysing (fl. 1676-1707), a goldsmith. After a three-year apprenticeship as a goldsmith with V. E. Schröder, he turned to painting in 1694, studying under the Swedish painter David von Krafft. In 1700 he went ...

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