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ABBÉ, Hendrik (<i>born</i> 1639), Painter, engraver, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ABBÉ, Hendrik (born 1639), Painter, engraver, architect

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17th century, male.

Born 1639, in Antwerp.

Painter, engraver, architect.

[not available online]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 Portrait of Petrus van Bredael, a drawing subsequently engraved by his fellow countryman Conrad Lauwers. It

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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