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HONDIUS, Willem (1597 - 1652), Draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HONDIUS, Willem (1597 - 1652), Draughtsman, engraver

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1597, in The Hague; died 1652, in Danzig (now Gdansk, Poland).

Draughtsman, engraver.

[not available online]Willem Hondius studied under his father Hendrik Hondius, and worked for a time in Holland before moving to Danzig, where he became court painter to Wladyslaw IV Vasa of Poland (r. 1632-48). His engravings are signed in Latin: Sculpted by Willem Hondius of The Hague

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