Pieter Huys  

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Pieter Huys (c.1519–c.1584) was a Flemish Renaissance painter.[1]

Biography

Little is known of his early life, and though he was mostly active in Antwerp, his place of birth and death is not certain. According to the RKD he became a master in the Antwerp Guild of St. Luke in 1545, and his last dated work is from 1577. He is known as a follower of Hieronymus Bosch.



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