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Northern Illinois University (Beadle's New Dime Novels edition)
Beadle's Dime Library of Choice Fiction
Beadle's New Dime Novels — no. 225
Quentin Matsys; or, The Blacksmith of Antwerp
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Metsys, Quentin, 1465 or 6-1530
Titania (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)
February 16, 1864 (Beadle's Dime Library of Choice Fiction edition)
July 3, 1883 (Beadle's New Dime Novels edition)
Beadle's New Dime Novels edition:
Beadle and Adams (1872-1898)
(New York (N.Y.): No. 98 William Street)
143607549 (Beadle's New Dime Novels edition)
"This story originally appeared as "Quentin Matsys; or, The Blacksmith of Antwerp" as a serial in the New World, where the author's name likewise was given as "Fritz." It was begun in Vol. IV, February 26, 1842, and ended March 26 of the same year.
Blurbs describe the author of this tale as "An American Writer, †living at Avoncale, near Newark, but his identity is not disclosed. The author is neither John O'Keeffe, Caroline Pichler, nor Pierce Egan, the Younger, although all of them wrote stories with the same title.
All four stories are based on the romantic life of the famous Flemish painter, Quentin Matsys (Metsys, Metseys), who was born in Leuven in 1466 and died in Antwerp in 1530. He is said to have been a blacksmith before he became a painter"--Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels
Known EditionsBeadle's Dime Library of Choice Fiction edition
Beadle's New Dime Novels edition