1598 in art

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The year 1598 in art involved some significant events and new works.


  • Marin le Bourgeoys is appointed Valet de Chambre to King Henry IV of France. At court he produces artwork, firearms, air guns, crossbows, and movable globes.
  • The first recorded use of the term "landscape" in English, to refer to a genre of painting, borrowed from the Dutch term "landschap".