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A. M.  

German, 14th – 17th century (?), male.

Monogram of a draughtsman, engraver (wood).

The monogram A. M. is found on an engraving on wood of a View of the Town of Meissen.

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15th – 17th century (?), male.

Monogram of a draughtsman, engraver (wood).

Monogram found on a three-plate chiaroscuro etching of Absalom's Death at the Hands of Joab.

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17th century, male.

Born 1639, in Antwerp.

Painter, engraver, architect.

Engravings by Hendrik Abbé have survived in Antwerp cathedral and the artist is also cited by Heinecken as responsible for the illustrations to Ovid's Metamorphoses as published by Barrier. He is further believed to have been responsible for a ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Painter, engraver.

Little is known about this artist other than that he was held in considerable esteem. He lived and worked at the beginning of the 17th century. Examples of his work include three etchings of landscapes, one of which is dated ...

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German, 17th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 17th century.

Born in Neumarkt-on-Etsch (Tyrol), Austria.

Painter, engraver (etching). Landscapes.

This artist went to Italy and lived in Rome for some time. His engravings, executed in a crude style, apparently imitate the style of the Perellis....

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1587, in Antwerp; died 30 October 1661.

Painter, painter (glass/ceramics), engraver. Animals, flowers, fruit, still-lifes.

Alexander Adriaenssen was a pupil of A. van Laeck and a member of the Antwerp guild in 1610. He was a fine painter of flowers, birds and fish and also painted on glass and pottery, excelling at producing silver tones. A copperplate engraving by him of A. van der Does, after van Dyck, is extant....

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Painter, engraver. Portraits.

Gerard Adriaensz. is known for one engraving, dated 1630. This is a reproduction of the portrait of the Leeuwarden parish priest, and bears his name as the painter.

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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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German, 17th century, male.

Active in Romec.1641.

Painter, engraver.

Heinecken mentions an engraving of the Madonna with the Infant Jesus dedicated by Aglio to Cardinal Montalti.

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1614, in the Netherlands; died 1661, almost certainly in Amsterdam.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Landscapes, animals.

As with so many minor Dutch artists, little is known about Jan van Aken. According to Bamboccio, he was a friend of Pieter van Laer and travelled in Italy and the Upper Rhine region....