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COORNHERT, Dirk Volkertsz (1522 - 1590), Draughtsman, engraver, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COORNHERT, Dirk Volkertsz (1522 - 1590), Draughtsman, engraver, writer

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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Born 1522 or 1519, in Amsterdam; died 29 October 1590, in Gouda.

Draughtsman, engraver, writer.

Haarlem School.

[not available online]After visiting Spain and Portugal, Dirk Coornhert married Neeltze Simons; he left his place at court and settled in Haarlem as an engraver. A theological student until the age of 30, he became a notary in 1561, Secretary of the Council

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