(active 1475-1500 in Bruges)


Netherlandish engraver who signed his prints with the monogram FVB. He was the first artistic personalities in Flemish printmaking with a clearly recognizable, individual style. A total 59 engravings have been attributed to him (religious scenes, a few ornament prints and two genre pieces). He was familiar with the prints of Martin Schongauer, the leading engraver of the period, and made copies of several of them. He also knew the paintings of Dieric Bouts, Hans Memling and Rogier van der Weyden.