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Ortelius, Abraham

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00133670
Ortelius, Abraham

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Belgian, 16th century, male.

Born 16 March 1527, in Antwerp; died 29 June 1598, in Antwerp.

Painter, draughtsman, geographer. Cards.

Geographer, archaeologist and a pioneer of modern cartography, Abraham Ortelius wrote the Theatre of the Universe ( Théâtre de l'univers) published in Antwerp in French in ...

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Subjects: Painting ; 17th-Century Art ; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400)

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