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Sweerts, Emanuel, 1552-1612

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Personal name headingSweerts, Emanuel, 1552-1612
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Variant(s)Sweert, Emanuel, 1552-1612
Sweertius, Emanuel, 1552-1612
Birth date1552
Death date1612
Place of birthAmsterdam (Netherlands)
Field of activityBotanical illustration
Profession or occupationHorticulturists Painters
Found inFlorilegium Emanuelis Sweertii Septimonti Batavi Amsteledami Co[m]morantis, 1612
Wikipedia, March 15, 2016 (Emanuel Sweert (1552-1612) was a Dutch painter and nurseryman noted for his publication in 1612 at Frankfurt-am-Main of Florilegium Amplissimum et Selectissimum)
University of Glasgow Hunterian WWW site, March 15, 2016 Virtual exhibition page (The introduction of engraving as a technique for book illustration coincided with the proliferation of new plant arrivals in Europe from Turkey and the New World. A spate of 'florilegia' ensued. That commissioned by Rudolf II of Austria of Emanuel Sweerts (1552-1612), a Dutch merchant and natural history dealer, was among the earliest)