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HOEFNAGEL, Jakob (1573 - 1630), Painter, miniaturist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HOEFNAGEL, Jakob (1573 - 1630), Painter, miniaturist, draughtsman, engraver

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1573 or 1575, in Antwerp; died c. 1630, in the Netherlands.

Painter, miniaturist, draughtsman, engraver (also of reproductions). Natural history (botanical subjects/insects), topographical views.

Prague School.

Jakob Hoefnagel was the son of Joris Hoefnagel. He produced original engravings and reproductions from various masters. He also executed a series of engravings from drawings of animals, flowers and insects

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