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Matthäus Merian der Ältere (1593 - 1650)

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Matthäus Merian der Ältere
Born in Basel, Basel-Stadt, Schweizmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
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Died in Langenschwalbach, Untertaunuskreis, Hessen-Nassau, Preußen, Deutschlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Dec 2016
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Biographie

Matthäus Merian der Ältere war ein schweizerisch-deutscher Kupferstecher und Verleger aus der vornehmen Basler Familie Merian. Er gab zahlreiche Landkarten, Städteansichten und Chroniken und als sein Hauptwerk die Topographia Germaniae heraus. [1]

Biography

Matthäus Merian der Ältere (or "Matthew", "the Elder", or "Sr.") was a Swiss-born engraver who worked in Frankfurt for most of his career, where he also ran a publishing house. He was a member of the patrician Basel Merian family.[2]

  • inherited a printshop from his father-in-law, his first wife's father (5 children)[3]
  • 1646 m. Johanna Sybilla Heyne[4]
  • father of noted illustrator Maria Sybilla Merian (via his second wife)[3]

Quellen

  1. Wikipedia Artikel über Matthäus Merian https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthäus_Merian
  2. Wikipedia article on Matthäus Merian https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthäus_Merian
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Maria Sibylla Merian." Stuff You Missed in History Class (Podcast). 31 May 2017. HowStuffWorks.com (web). Retrieved 27 Seept 2017
  4. Wikipedia: Maria Sibylla Merian, accessed 27 Sept 2017


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