Jan l'Admiral

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Hendrik met de Bles - Lukas Gassel van Helmond - Hans Holbein II, illustration for the Schilderboeck

Jan l'Admiral (1699–1773) was an 18th-century engraver from the northern Netherlands.


He was born in Amsterdam to an engraver of the same name and is known for a series of engravings for a new edition of Karel van Mander's Schilderboeck published by Steven van Esveldt in 1764.[1] He was the brother of Jacob (1700-1770), and he is documented as a pupil of Jacob Christoph Le Blon, who taught him color printing.[2]

He died in Amsterdam.[2]


  1. ^ New Schilderboek on Google books
  2. ^ a b Jan l' Admiral in the RKD

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