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KIRCHER, Athanasius (1602 - 1680), Draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KIRCHER, Athanasius (1602 - 1680), Draughtsman, engraver

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German, 17th century, male.

Born 2 May 1602, in Geisa; died 28 November 1680, in Rome.

Draughtsman, engraver.

Athanasius Kircher was a Jesuit who travelled widely in Europe, especially in Germany. Everywhere he went, he returned with landscapes and views of public buildings.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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