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Blaeu, Joannes or Johann or Giovanni

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00203192
Blaeu, Joannes or Johann or Giovanni

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1596, in Amsterdam; died December 1673, in Amsterdam.

Cartographer, geographer, print publisher.

Joannes Blaeu studied law at the university of Leiden, and then collaborated with his brother Cornelius (born c. 1610, died between 1644 and 1648) on the cartographical task embarked on by his father Willem Blaeu. In ...

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Subjects: Publishing ; Renaissance Art

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