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Rysbrack, (John) Michael [formerly Johannes Michiel]

Katharine Eustace

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/24427

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Rysbrack, (John) Michael [formerly Johannes Michiel] (1694–1770), sculptor, was born in Antwerp on 24 June 1694, and baptized there on 27 June 1694 at St George's. His father, Peeter Rijsbrack (bap. 1655, d. 1729), a Catholic, was a landscape painter who had worked in ...

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Subjects: Sculpture and Carving

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