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Bruyn, Abraham delocked


Dutch, 16th century, female.

Born 1540, in Antwerp; died 1587, probably in Cologne.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, portraits.

Antwerp School.

Abraham de Bruyn was the father of Nicolaes de Bruyn. He went to Cologne in about 1577, returned to Antwerp in 1580 and, that same year, introduced one of his pupils - probably his son Adriaen - into the guild of St Luke. In 1581, he was a burgher of Antwerp and was working for C. Plantin. He was also involved in publishing....

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