Frans Hogenberg

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Frans Hogenberg
Born 1535
Died 1590
Nationality Duchy of Burgundy

Frans Hogenberg (1535–1590) was a Flemish and German painter, engraver, and mapmaker.

Hogenberg was born in Mechelen as the son of Nicolaas Hogenberg;[1] in 1568 he was banned from Antwerp by the Duke of Alva and travelled to London, where he stayed a few years before emigrating to Cologne.[1] He is known for portraits and topographical views as well as historical allegories, he also produced scenes of contemporary historical events.

Hogenberg died in Cologne.



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  1. ^ a b Frans Hogenberg in the RKD

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