Jean-Guillaume Carlier

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Selfportrait, 1660 (Musée de l'Art wallon, Liège)

Jean-Guillaume Carlier, a Southern-Netherlandish painter, was born in Liège in 1638, and died there in 1675.

He was a pupil of Bertholet Flémalle, and spent part of his life in France. Most of his works are in Düsseldorf and St. Petersburg. His chef-d'oeuvre was considered his Martyrdom of Saint Denis, destroyed in 1794, but of which a copy was painted in 1806 in the church of St. Denis (Liège), and of which a study survives in the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels.


This article incorporates text from the article "CARLIER, Jan Willem" 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.