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Oliver, Isaac, the Elder

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Oliver, Isaac, the Elder

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British, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1551 or 1556 or 1565, in Rouen; died 2 October 1617, in London.


It is likely that Isaac Oliver was the son of Pierre Oliver, a goldsmith from Rouen who settled in London in 1571 taking with him his 6-year-old son - in which case his date of birth is closer to ...

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Subjects: Metalwork ; Renaissance Art

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