Pieter Huys

painter, draftsman
South Netherlandish
Antwerp 1520
ca. 1520: he testified on 27 September 1580 and 28 April 1581, 60 years old
Antwerp 1584
ca. 1584; last dated work (1577) in Antwerp, Museum Mayer van den Bergh, 25; Van Heesch 2014: presumably before April 1586, when his properties were auctioned (Van Heesch 2014, note 5)
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son of Adriaen Huys (died 1552) and Marie Goessens, brother of Paschasia (married to Hendrick van Cleef III), Frans (painter/engraver) and Jeronimus Huys (painter)
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  • Antwerpen 1545 - 1583-03-27
    master in the Guild of St. Luke, Antwerp in 1545. In 1570-1571 he was paid by the St. Jacobskerk for a design of a new Olive garden for the Passion (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961). On September 30, 1567, Peeter Huys, painter, testified with Lucas de Clerck, pharmacist, about Cornelis de Hoege, who emigrated. On September 27, 1580, Peeter Huys, painter, 60, living Begijnenstraat, gave testimony on behalf of Franchois Smout, skin tanner in Mechelen. On April 28, 1581, Peeter Huys, painter, 60, testified that he had known Guilliam van der Hulst from an early age. On March 27, 1583, Peeter Huys Adriaenszoon, painter, divided heritages with other members of the Huys family (van Hemeldonck 2007)
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Creation date: 1992-01-11; Last modified date: 2021-06-05


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