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LAAN, Adolf van der (1684 - 1755), Draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAAN, Adolf van der (1684 - 1755), Draughtsman, engraver

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Dutch, 18th century, male.

Born 1684 or 1690, probably in Utrecht; died after 1755.

Draughtsman, engraver.

Adolf van der Laan worked for a long time in Paris, and had as his pupil Jan Punt. He specialised in engraving works after J. Glauber and Van der Meulen, and is remembered especially for The Assassination of the Prince of Orange, William I.

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