Erik Westzynthius the Elder (1711 – 1757, in Dublin) was a Finnish painter.
Westzynthius was a religious-themed painter for church commissions, primarily swift between 1730–1749. He painted some works for the Raahe church in 1746, the Alavieska church, and altarpieces for churches in Paavola, Paltamo, and Pielavesi, which are now in the National Museum of Finland. His son Erik Westzynthius the Younger as a consequence became a painter.
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