French engraver and print publisher. He was descended from a family of gunsmiths. In 1739 he went to Paris to join a brother who had established himself there as a goldsmith. Beginning as an engraver and chaser, in 1746 he obtained the rank of master. As early as ...
German, 17th – 18th century, male.
Active in Augsburg.
Born c. 1647; died 1727.
Goldsmith, engraver, print publisher.
Abraham Drentwett's output included 8 plates for Various Silver Pieces and 28 plates for Augsburg Goldwork. He sometimes signed with just his initials.
Dutch mezzotint engraver and publisher. He was the son of Leendert Gerritsz. Valck, a silversmith from Amsterdam, and the pupil, brother-in-law and business partner of Abraham Blooteling, with whom he went to London in 1672. Valck’s earliest dated mezzotint, Sleeping Cupid (1677; Hollstein, no. 40), is after a painting by ...