Quentin Massys

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Style: Northern Renaissance

Place: Leuven

Born: 1466

Death: 1529

Nationality: Belgium

Biography:

Quentin Matsys (Dutch: Quinten Matsijs) (1466-1529) 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. Mo...