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Flora, a painting by Massys, done in 1559
Jan Massys (born around 1510 in Antwerp, died 8 October 1575, also in Antwerp) was a Flemishpainter. Other spellings of his name are Massijs, Matsys, Matsijs, Messijs, Messys, Metsijs, and Metsys. Today, he is known for his history paintings amongst others.