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ORFELIN, Zacharias (1726 - 1785), Engraver, draughtsman, calligrapher

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ORFELIN, Zacharias (1726 - 1785), Engraver, draughtsman, calligrapher

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Slav, 18th century, male.

Born 1726, in Vukovar; died 19 January 1785, in Novi Sad.

Engraver (burin), draughtsman, calligrapher.

Zacharias Orfelin lived in Buda and Vienna until 1749 and later in Sremski Karlovci, where he founded an engraving workshop. He studied at the academy of engraving in Venice from 1766 to 1768, returning to Sremski Karlovci in 1770, which marked the beginning of the most active

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