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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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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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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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German, 17th century, male.

Born in Nuremberg.

Draughtsman, print publisher.

Known for a series of 12 ornamental pieces.

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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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German, 17th century, male.

Active in Germany.

Draughtsman, engraver (burin), print publisher. Ornaments, decorative designs, frontispieces.

Paul Birckenhultz's engravings included ornamental plates, frontispieces and various works for silver- and goldsmiths. Mention should also be made of an engraving depicting The Four Elements.

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1640, in Amsterdam, where he was baptised 2 December; died 1690, buried 20 January.

Engraver, draughtsman, print publisher.

Bloteling was the son of Abraham Blooteling, and possibly the pupil of Cornelis Visscher. He studied under Cornelis van Dalen. In 1676 he journeyed to England, where his works were highly regarded, thereafter returning to Amsterdam. He made his will in 1689 and died the following year. His pupils included Abr. Meynderts and Johannes-Willem von Munnickhuysen. In 2001, he was represented at the exhibition ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Italy at the beginning of the 17th century.

Painter.

Le Blanc refers to Boatt's Two Riders Locked in Combat. Boatt was also a publisher.

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German, 17th century, male.

Active in Strasbourg from 1615 to 1653.

Born c. 1590, in Pressburg (now Bratislava, Slovakia).

Draughtsman, engraver (burin), print publisher.

Isaac Brun was the son of Franz Brun. His style recalls that of Th. de Bry and the sparseness of his plates caused him to be classified with the minor German masters. His best-known artworks cover religious subjects, portraits and in particular four engravings of Strasbourg Cathedral, one of which is particularly remarkable in its depiction of the entire building. It is dated ...

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Active in Grave, Brabant.

Painter.

Cornelis Coebergher was made master in Antwerp in 1620 and a citizen in 1629. He was a publisher as well as a painter.

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German, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born in Augsburg.

Painter, publisher.

Frankfurt School.

It seems that Anthony Cortoys the Younger lived in Augsburg, Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main. He was made a burgher of the town in 1569 and he may have died in 1590. He was the father of Conrad Corthoys....

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German, 17th century, male.

Painter, engraver.

A publisher and art dealer, he is also known as a painter and engraver who worked in Cologne during the second half of the 17th century.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Bolognac.1600.

Draughtsman, engraver, print publisher.

Daloli's engravings include a View of the Palace at Piacenza.

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(b Paris, c. 1604; d Laluque, Landes, March 29, 1678).

French painter, engraver and print publisher. Although it was as a painter that he was received (reçu) in 1663 by the Académie Royale, it is as an engraver that he is now remembered. His earliest known print is dated 1630, and he later made many plates, particularly reproductive engravings after his contemporaries Jacques Blanchard and Claude Vignon. He was one of Simon Vouet’s best interpreters, and Vouet himself commissioned from him at least 11 plates after his own paintings. Daret’s most important projects were the engraving of plates for and the publication of M. de Gomberville’s La Doctrine des moeurs (Paris, 1646) and the monumental collection of over 100 portraits in the Tableaux historiques où sont gravez les illustres français et estrangiers (Paris, 1652). His translation of Vasari’s life of Raphael, Abrégé de la vie de Raphael Sansio d’Urbin (Paris, 1651), is celebrated as the first monograph on an artist published in France....

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German, 16th – 17th century, male.

Painter, engraver.

The son of Johannes the Elder, this artist worked in Leipzig. He made a number of illustrations for the publisher Henning Gross.

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French, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1590, in Nancy; died April 1661, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, print publisher.

Israël Henriet studied under his father, the stained glass worker Claude Henriet the Younger, who taught him the rudiments of the craft. He left for Rome when he was still young and became apprenticed to Antonio Tempesta. Back in France he settled down in Paris as a publisher of etchings. Besides his own, he published works by Callot, Della Bella and particularly Israël Sylvestre the Younger, his nephew and godson....

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French, 17th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Painter, engraver, print publisher.

Paul de La Houve engraved historical portraits and ornamental objects, in particular 12 plates of jewels. There is also an engraving by Gantrel after his portrait of the lawyer Catherinot de Bourges.

London, 11 Nov 1910...

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Flemish, 17th century, male.

Born 27 April 1600, in Antwerp; died 1652, in Antwerp.

Draughtsman, engraver (burin), print publisher.

Antwerp School.

A pupil of Paulus Pontius, Nicolaes Lauwers became a master in the Antwerp guild in 1619. He was one of the Rubens school and a friend of Bolswert, and among his pupils were Henri Snyers and Gilles de la Forgie (...

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French, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1635, in Paris; died 13 August 1709, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, print publisher. History painting.

Jean Le Blond was admitted as an academician on 1 August 1681.

Paris, 23 May 1928: Study of Mascaron...