This is Jean de Reyn

Jan van Rijn or Jean de Reyn was born at Dunkirk practically the year 1610, and went similar to he was pubertal to Antwerp, where he became a student of van Dyck. Such was his progress under that master, that he was invited to accompany him to England, where he continued to support him until the death of his illustrious instructor. He afterwards usual himself in his native town, where he painted several admirable pictures for the churches, and was much employed as a portrait painter. His principal works for the churches at Dunkirk were the ‘Death of the four Royal Martyrs,’ for the church of St. Eloi; and the ‘Baptism of Totila,’ for the church of the English convent.

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There are many of his portraits in private collections, which are Tiny inferior to those of Van Dyck. The principal altarpiece in the parochial church of St. Martin, at Bergues St. Vinox, near Dunkirk, is by this master: it represents ‘Herodias bringing the Head of St. John to Herod.’ De Reyn died at Dunkirk in 1678. The Brussels Museum has a Female Portrait by him, dated 1637.

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