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German, 17th century, male.

Active in Frankfurtc.1670.

Engraver.

Related to Abraham and Pierre Aubry. He engraved large numbers of plates for booksellers and for his own business (he was a dealer in engravings).

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 12 May 1589, in Chartres; died 14 January 1647, in Paris.

Engraver.

This interesting artist, who was also a bookseller and art-dealer, has been most undeservedly neglected by biographers. He produced engravings that merit the enduring interest of connoisseurs, and had an influence on the artists of his era that seems to us to have gone unrecognised until now. He travelled in France, in England, in Italy and very probably in the Netherlands, acquiring as he went a reputation as an excellent connoisseur. In ...

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German, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1600, in Frankfurt am Main; died 1665, in Frankfurt am Main.

Engraver, illustrator.

Le Blon was both a publisher and a dealer in decorative art. He often illustrated the books he published. He is known for his production of engravings of ornaments....

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Japanese, 19th century, male.

Active in Edo, now Tokyo.

Born 1777; died 1835.

Illustrator, print artist.

Toyokuni II (Kosotei) was the adopted son and diciple of Toyokuni. He worked in Edo as a ceramic dealer and executed female figures and book illustrations.

New York, 21 March 1989...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1560, in Bologna.

Painter, engraver (burin), draughtsman, illustrator, art dealer. Portraits, urban landscapes.

Francesco Valesio is known for a number of his plates illustrating books. These include a series of hermits for Illustrium Anachoretorum Elogio by the Benedictine monk Jacobus Cavcius, published in Venice in ...