Gerard Edelinck

(d. 1640)

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(bapt. Antwerp, 20 Oct. 1640; d Paris, 2 Apr. 1707).

Flemish-born engraver who settled in Paris in 1666 and became a French citizen in 1675. He was the nephew-in-law of Nanteuil and like him was famous as a portrait engraver. His prints after the Old Masters are also highly distinguished, notably that of Rubens's copy of Leonardo's Battle of Anghiari.

Subjects: Art.

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