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OLEARIUS, Adam (1603 - 1671), Draughtsman, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
OLEARIUS, Adam (1603 - 1671), Draughtsman, writer

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German, 17th century, male.

Born 1603, in Aschersleben (Saxony-Anhalt); died 22 February 1671, in Gottorp (Schleswig-Holstein).

Draughtsman, writer.

Olearius embarked on many trips to the East and illustrated his travel stories with his drawings.

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