Alexander Colyn - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Alexander Colyn

Place: Mechelen

Born: 1527

Death: 1612


Alexander Colyn (also spelt Colin or Colins 1527/29?? 17 August 1612) was a Flemish sculptor. Colyn was born in Mechelen, Belgium. In 1563 he went, at the invitation of the emperor Ferdinand I, to Innsbruck, to work on the magnificent monument which was being erected to Maximilian I in the nave of the Franciscan church. Of the twenty-four marble al...

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