Simon

Bening

Artistic period 1501 to 1550

Nationality

Flemish

Birth

1483 (Ghent)

Death

1561 (Bruges)

Biography

Simon Bening, also Simon Bennik (* about 1483 in Bruges or Antwerp; † 1561 in Bruges), was a Flemish miniature painter and illustrator. He is considered one of the most important artists in his field. He was the father of Levina Teerlinc.