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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Active in London.

Painter.

Jan van Adam is mentioned in the journal of Turquet de Mayerne, physician to King Charles I of England.

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Flemish, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born c. 1527, in Brussels; died 1612, in Rome.

Engraver, draughtsman, print publisher.

Flemish School.

Nicolaus van Aelst learned drawing and engraving in his home town of Brussels, then went to Rome where he set up a thriving trade in prints. This was his main activity, although he continued to engrave with a burin. It should be noted, however, that he was only the printer of the engraving of the statue of Henry II, the original artist being Tempesta....

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 19 January 1640, in Amsterdam.

Engraver.

Paul Allard was the son of the well-known publisher Hugo Allard and of Maria of Goyer. He published geographical maps and portraits until around 1706.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Painter. Figures.

Son of Francesco Allegrini and active in Gubbio from 1625 to 1635. His name is mentioned as one of the publishers of Papal Treasures published in 1629.

New York, 13 Jan 1993: Gymnasts in Classical Attire Forming a Pyramid...

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17th century, male.

Print publisher, engraver (?).

Active in Cologne and, according to Heinecken, in Strasbourg.

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Painter, publisher.

Johan Amelisz. was a member of the Utrecht painters' guild in 1616-1617. He was also a publisher.

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Elisabeth Landolt

Swiss family of collectors of German origin. Johannes Amerbach (b ?Amorbach, c. 1450; d Basle, Dec 25, 1513) gained his MA at the Sorbonne, Paris, and trained as a printer in Nuremberg and Venice. In 1482 he settled in Basle, where in 1484...

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German, 17th century, male.

Active in Heidelberg.

Engraver.

Johann, the brother of Klemens Ammon, worked in Heidelberg and Frankfurt between 1645 and 1654. A publisher of engravings and a bookseller, he and his brother continued the publication of Bibliotheca calcographica after the death of Theodor de Bry....

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Jan Johnson

Italian woodcutter and printer. He was the only printmaker to produce a significant number of chiaroscuro woodcuts in Italy in the second half of the 16th century; he also reprinted chiaroscuro woodblocks originally cut 60 or 70 years earlier. He made at least 35 prints in both black and white and colour (many multiple-sheet), using a sophisticated style of cutting characterized by thin, closed contours. Based in Florence in ...

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Jetty E. van der Sterre

German engraver and printer. He established himself in Basle in 1485 but subsequently worked as a printer in Strasbourg (1487, 1488), Pforzheim (1500–10), Tübingen (1511–17) and Hagenau (1516–22). Although a few of his prints bear dates between ...

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Active in Antwerp.

Engraver (line-engraving).

Around 1633, C. G. Appelmans engraved reproductions of paintings and illustrations for publishers, notably the frontispiece for the work entitled Allocutiones Gymnasticæ Vicentii Guinisii. This engraving shows an allegorical figure of Eloquence with the monogram ...

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 15 November 1596, in Toul (?); died after 1630, in Italy.

Engraver.

This Jean Appier worked at Pont-à-Mousson from 1618 to 1630 and then as an engraver and publisher in Italy. He commanded the artillery of the duke of Lorraine....

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French, 17th century, male.

Born in Francheville, near Marson (Champagne); died 1628.

Engraver.

Pierre Aubry the Elder came to Strasbourg, France, as a young man, where he took up an apprenticeship with Germain de Loye, an art publisher. He was awarded the freedom of the city in ...

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German, 17th century, male.

Born in Nuremberg.

Draughtsman, print publisher.

Known for a series of 12 ornamental pieces.

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active in Ferrara.

Died 1618.

Engraver (wood), printer.

In 1598, Vittorio Baldini was a ducal and papal printer. He was also a writer and wrote a number of sonnets. In 1591 he published an ecclesiastical chronology. He made 35 woodcuts to decorate the ...

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South Netherlandish painter, draughtsman, engraver and publisher. He was the son of the sculptor Balten Janszoon de Costere (fl 1524). In 1550 he became a master in the Guild of St Luke in Antwerp and in 1569 its dean. Primarily on the authority of van Mander, Baltens was long considered to be an inferior imitator of ...

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Sheila Edmunds

German illuminator and printer . He is listed in the Augsburg tax rolls from 1453 as a scribe and from 1477 as a printer. Bämler belonged to the guild of painters, glassmakers, woodcut-makers and goldbeaters, eventually achieving the rank of Zwollfer (director). Examples of his youthful work are two signed miniatures dated ...

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French, 17th century, male.

Active in Paris between 1635 and 1672.

Engraver, print publisher.

Baudemont is known to have engraved The Burning Bush, after Sébastien Bourdon.

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Flemish, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born c. 1575, in Brussels; died c. 1656.

Painter, engraver, print publisher. Seascapes, still-lifes.

Flemish School.

Robert Willemsz. Baudous lived in Amsterdam from 1591. In the first half of the 17th century he was working in Brussels. He was still alive in ...

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Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe

From northern Italy, possibly of German descent, he was an assistant in Raphael’s workshop in Rome. From 1515–16 he was the workshop printer of the engraved plates that Raphael commissioned from Marcantonio Raimondi. He is mentioned in documents dated 1515, 1516 and 1523. After Raphael’s death in ...