Englebert Fisen

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Self-portrait with family, 1722, now in the Musée d'Ansembourg, Liège

Englebert Fisen (1655 - 15 April 1733) was a Flemish painter and a pupil of Bertholet Flemalle.

Fisen was born at Liège. When still very young he went to Italy, where he studied under Carlo Maratti, whose style he imitated. After eight years he returned to his native city, where his principal pictures are a Crucifixion, painted for the chapel of the H6tel-de-Ville; and a Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew, and a Christ on the Cross, painted for the church of St. Bartholomew. He died at Liège.


This article incorporates text from the article "FISEN, Engelbert" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.