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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....

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Painter.

Outgert Akersloot was commissioner of the Haarlem painters' guild in 1631. He is believed to have been the father of the copper-plate engraver Willem Outgertsz. Akersloot.

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1553, in Borgo San Sepolcro; died 1615, in Rome.

Painter, fresco artist, engraver, draughtsman. Figures, portraits.

In the 17th century, the Alberti family occupied a similar position in Borgo San Sepolcro to that enjoyed by the Carracci family in Bologna. Cherubino Alberti was the most famous member of the family. He was the second son of architect and sculptor Alberto Alberti and received his artistic education from his father, along with his two brothers Alessandro and Giovanni who, like him, studied painting. The three brothers soon provided proof of their talent whether working in collaboration or alone. The historic buildings of Borgo San Sepolcro still contain a number of Cherubino's paintings....

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German, 17th century, male.

Born in Dresden.

Painter, engraver.

Trained from 1611 to 1622 under a goldsmith, but then went over to painting. He did a portrait of Johann Zechendorf, rector and professor in Zwickau, which he engraved from the painting. This work shows him to have been uncommonly gifted....

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German, 17th century, male.

Active in Münster.

Painter, engraver.

There is a map of the city made by him in 1636.

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Born 1640, in Cordova; died 1680, in Madrid.

Painter, engraver, poet, writer.

Alfaro studied with Antonio de Castillo and later served an apprenticeship with Velázquez in Madrid, copying the works of Titian, Rubens and Van Dyck. His Incarnation in the church of the Discalced Carmelites in Cordova and ...

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1615, in Paris.

Painter, engraver.

He was a pupil of the painter Philippe de Champaigne, and probably worked with the engraver Morin.

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German, 17th century, male.

Active in Germany,c.1668.

Painter, engraver (etching).

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British, 16th – 17th century (?), male.

Painter, engraver (etching).

An engraving of Mary Stuart was produced from a painting by J. Allport and V. Allport, who are probably one and the same. He also left three etchings, all portraits of young girls.

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Portuguese, 17th century, male.

Born in Lisbon.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, engraver.

There exist two manuscript treatises on geometry bearing Almeida's signature. A similar signature B. d'Almeyda was found on the first page of a work entitled Historic Theatre, a genealogy of the Souza dynasty. Despite the difference in spelling, it is almost certain that they are one and the same person. Almeida is known to have been in Paris in ...

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Active in Utrecht.

Painter, engraver.

Jan van Almeloveen is known for his landscape engravings; these were executed with great intelligence, taste and a lightness of touch that recalls the style of Saftleven. Nothing is known of his painting. His engravings include: ...