VREDEMAN DE VRIES, Netherlandish family of artists

Hans Vredeman de Vries (1527-c. 1606 ) was a painter, architect, and designer. The latter part of his life was principally occupied in making designs of architectural and other subjects for print-sellers, particularly Hieronymus Cock. He was the father of Paul Vredeman de Vries (1554-1598) and Salomon Vredeman de Vries (1556-1604), grand-father of Pieter Vredeman de Vries (born 1587), all painters.