This is Walther Damery

By Gwylym Owen

Walther Damery (1610, Liège – after 1672, Liège), was a Southern Netherlandish Baroque painter.

According to Houbraken he was known along afterward Leonard van Orley for emblems gone Jacob Cats.

According to the RKD he was the literary of his younger brother Jacques Damery and Gilles Hallet. He travelled to England in 1639 and the adjacent year he left for Italy and on the way encourage in 1643 he was captured by pirates and taken to Algiers. He escaped and in 1644 made an altarpiece for the Cathedral of the southern French town Toulon. He subsequently travelled north and stayed in Paris until 1646 past returning to Liege, where he took upon pupils. He is known for portraits and religious works, of which one is dated 1672.

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