VERMEYEN, Jan Cornelisz.
(b. ca. 1500, Beverwijk, d. 1559, Bruxelles)
Oriental Mealc. 1545
Etching, 338 x 536 mm
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
Jan Vermeyen was a typical, versatile, Renaissance artist, being a painter, a war reporter during Emperor Charles V's campaigns in North Africa and Italy, a designer of tapestries and one of the first masters of etching.