Reference Entry

Dyck, Floris or Floreus van

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Dyck, Floris or Floreus van

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1575, in Haarlem; died November 1651, in Haarlem.

Painter. Still-lifes (including fruit).

Haarlem School.

In 1610 Floris van Dyck belonged to the guild of Haarlem. He went to Italy and returned in 1637. Some biographers claim that he lived for a prolonged period in Italy with his friend Jos. Arpinas. When they fell ill the Pope sent them his own doctor, whom they thanked with a picture on their recovery. Van Dyck then returned to his native town where he died (in 1648 according to some sources)....

Reference Entry.  276 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Painting ; Renaissance Art

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