BOLSWERT, Schelte Adamsz.
(b. ca. 1586, Bolsward, d. 1659, Antwerpen)

Biography

Schelte Adamsz. (à) Bolswert, Dutch engraver, younger brother of Boetius Adamsz. (à) Bolswert, also an engraver. He joined the Guild in Antwerp in 1625-26, and under the supervision of Rubens he became the greatest engraver of the Flemish school. Boetius engraved from Rubens towards the close of his life. After the death of his brother, Schelte engraved more than sixty compositions of Rubens, of the most varied character, including hunting scenes and landscapes.



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