(1590 - 1661)
Daniel Seghers was active/lived in Flemish, Belgium. Daniel Seghers is known for religious painting with garlands of flowers.
Biography Daniel Seghers
Daniel Seghers was a Jesuit brother and Flemish Baroque* painter who specialized in flower still life, and is particularly well known for his contributions to the genre of "flower garland" painting. His paintings were collected enthusiastically by courtly patrons, and he had numerous imitators. He was the elder brother of the painter Gerard Seghers.
Born in Antwerp, Daniel Seghers moved to the Dutch Republic around 1601, following the death of his father Pierre and the conversion of his mother to Calvinism. The young artist returned to Antwerp by 1611, where he was enrolled in the Guild of St. Luke* as a student of Jan Brueghel the Elder. After re-converting back to Catholicism, in 1614, he became a noviciate in the Jesuit order in M
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