Quentin Matsys biography

Quentin Matsys

Painting, Visual Artist

1466 – 1530

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Who was Quentin Matsys?

Quentin Matsys was a painter in the Flemish tradition and a founder of the Antwerp school. He was born at Leuven, where legend states he was trained as an ironsmith before becoming a painter. Matsys was active in Antwerp for over 20 years, creating numerous works with religious roots and satirical tendencies.

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Born
1466
Leuven
Also known as
  • Quentin Massys
Children
Died
1530
Antwerp

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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