Herregouts, Henri a distinguished Flemish painter of historical subjects, was born at Mechlin about 1666. There are several of his pictures in the churches of Antwerp, Louvain, and Bruges. In the cathedral at Antwerp is The Martyrdom of St. Matthew; and at Bruges, in the Church of St. Anne, is his masterpiece, representing The Last Judgment. He died at Antwerp in 1724. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.