Adriaen Collaert  

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Adriaen Collaert (ca.1560 – 1618), was a Flemish designer and engraver.

Subjects from his own designs

  • A Man and his Wife, conducted by Death. 1562.
  • A Man in Armour, to whom a Woman brings a Child, a Dog, and a Cock.
  • The Four Elements; in four plates.
  • The Life of Jesus Christ; in thirty-six plates.
  • Thirty plates of Birds.
  • One hundred and twenty-five plates of Fishes.
  • Twenty-four plates; entitled Florilegium ab Hadriano Collaert caelatum, &c.
  • The Temptation of St. Anthony.
  • St. Apollonia.

Subjects after various masters

  • The Twelve Months of the Year; after Josse De Momper; the same that Callot has engraved.
  • The Last Judgment; after J. Stradan.
  • St. Hubert; after the same.
  • Twelve plates of Horses ; after the same.
  • A Hunting and Fishing Party; after the same.
  • The Israelitish Women singing the Song of Praise for the Destruction of the Egyptian Host in the Red Sea; after the same.
  • A Woman saving her Child from a Lion; after the same.
  • Twelve Landscapes; after Hendrik van Cleef.
  • A set of Hermitesses; after M. de Vos ; engraved conjointly with his son Hans Collaert.
  • The Calling of St. Andrew to the Apostleship; after Barocci.
  • The Repose in Egypt; after H. Goltzius. 1585.
  • A set of six plates, called the Annunciations; considered among the best of his works.





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