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Paul Bril engraving

123. Paul Bril

Brill the painter showed fortresses and woods, joyous crops and the work of oxen, and mountains.  Therefore he was the more pleasing to the one who is first on the holy summit (the Pontiff), and to the one who is illustrious in Tyrian purple. Continue Reading 123. Paul Bril


Otto van Veen engraving

121. Otto van Veen

Van Veen is illustrious for his morals, his genius and his skill. What his genius imagined, he also painted with his own hand.  He was invited by great kings, but he himself held kingdoms and worlds to be less important than his sweet fatherland. Continue Reading 121. Otto van Veen


Hendrick Vroom etching

117. Hendrick Vroom

Etching Signed ‘Hh exc.’ by Hendrick Hondius, attributed to Simon Frisius 20.2 x 12.2 cm Transcription of Inscription: HENRICUS VROOM, HARLEMENSIS. PICTOR. Vromius hic multúm terris jactatus et alto :   Qui docuit vitâ multa ferenda probo. Naufragia et Tabulas, Scopulos, caelíque Ruinas    Tam bene qui potuit pingere nemo fuit. Translation of Inscription: Hendrick Vroom… Continue Reading 117. Hendrick Vroom