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Hondius, Hendrik, 1573-1650

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    • us: Hond, Hendrik, the Elder, 1573-1650
    • us: Hondius, Hendrick, 1573-1650
    • us: Hondius, Henricus, 1573-1650
    • us: Hondius, Henrik, 1573-1650
    • us: Hondius, Henry, 1573-1650
    • us: Hondt, Hendrik, the Elder, 1573-1650
    • us: Hondius, Henric. (Henricus), 1573-1650
    • us: De Hondt, Henri, 1573-1650
    • us: Hondt, Henri de, 1573-1650
    • us: Hondius, Henri, le Vieux, 1573-1650
    • us: H.H. (Hendrik Hondius), 1573-1650
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    • Hondius, Hendrik, b. 1573
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    • found: His Institutio artis perspectivæ ... 1622.
    • found: His Instruction en la science de perspective, 1987: t.p. (Henrik Hondius) prelim. p. i (Henry Hondius)
    • found: Molhuysen: v. 8, column 805 (Hondius, Hendrik, b. 6-9-1573, d. after 1649)
    • found: Grote Winkler Prins, 1979 (Hondius, Henricus or Hendrick, b. 6-9-1573, d. Oct. 1650)
    • found: Orenstein, N. Hendrick Hondius and the business of prints in seventeenth-century Holland, 1996: (the most prominent of three contemporaries with the same name; printmaker and engraver from The Hague; his son is known sometimes as Henrik Hondius II, c. 1615-1676, also published, mostly pamphlets, in The Hague)
    • found: Vredeman de Vries, Hans. Perspective, c'est a dire, Le tresrenommé art du poinct oculaire d'vne veuë dedans où travers regardante, estant sur vne muraille vnie, sur vn tableau, ou sur dela toile, 1604-1605: part 1, title page (Henric. Hondius sculps. et excud. cum privill. Lugduni Batavorum) part 1, page 22 (colophon: pour Henry Hondius demeurant a Leyden, 1604)
    • found: RKD artists& (Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie name database), 2 December 2016 (Hendrik Hondius (I); name variations: Hondius, Hendrick, Hondius, Henricus; male; South Netherlandish, North Netherlandish; monogram: HH; qualifications: print artist, draftsman, publisher, art theorist, art dealer; born: Duffel 1573-06-09; deceased: The Hague 1650-10; buried 29 October 1650)
    • found: Hondius, Hendrik. Hendrick Hondius, 1994: page 7 (attempts to finally sort out the work of Hendrick Hondius, also known as Hondius the elder, from that of the two other artists of the same name active in the printing field at the same time; Henricus Hondius (1597-1651), a member of the Hondius mapmaking dynasty based in Amsterdam, etched primarily maps and engraved only a few prints with other subjects; Hendrick Hondius II (c. 1615-1676), the youngest son of Hendrick Hondius [the Elder], lived in Brazil 1635-1650, and he engraved few if any plates but published pamphlets and a courant upon his return to The Hague) page 9 (Hendrick Hondius (Hendrik de Hondt, Hendrik Hondius I, the Elder, Henricus Hondius, Hh); engraver, etcher, draughtsman, and publisher; Duffel 1573-1650 The Hague; pupil of Godefroy van Gelder and Johannes Wierix; c. 1597 to The Hague, where he joined the Guild of St Luke; c. 1603 to Amsterdam; 1604-1605 in Leiden; after 1605 return to The Hague; 1635-1637, dean of the Guild of St Luke in The Hague)
    • found: Biographie nationale, 1876-1986, viewed as PDF 2 December 2016 (De Hondt (Henri), or Hondius le Vieux; Henri Hondius le Vieux; draftsman and engraver; born in Duffel (formerly in Brabant) 9 June 1573; died, according to the most reliable opinion, in The Hague, in 1610 [i.e., 1650?], where he was still living as of 1649; apprenticeship in Brussels with Godefroi van Ghelder, jeweler, received lessons in drawing from Jean Wiericx, and learned copper engraving; studied mathematics, perspective, architecture, and building fortifications; at age 25, married in Holland, to a noblewoman from The Hague; traveled in France, England, and Germany; some of his work has been attributed (incorrectly or with differing opinions) to Henri Hondius le Jeune, the son of Josse Hondius)
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    • 1980-06-09: new
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