Karel van Mander I (1548 - 1606)
Painter, rhetorician and historian of Netherlandish art, author of the Schilderboeck of 1604. Born near Kortrijk; 1574-1577 in Italy; 1583-1603 in Haarlem; from 1603 in Amsterdam where he died. Career disrupted by the wars, moving around Flanders. About 30 paintings survive, so mainly known as prolific designer for prints. Pupil of Pieter Vlerick (c.1539-1581) and Lucas de Heere.
A work from te workshop of Jacques De Gheyn II (1565-1629)Attributed to: Zacharias Dolendo (1561 - c.1600)
Engraver and draughtsman. He was a more accomplished engraver than his brother Bartholomeus. Zacharias worked for many years with Jacques the Gheyn II and was one of the Gerrit Dou's first teachers. The strongest influence on Zacharias Dolendo's work was de Gheyn, who often provided designs for and published his engravings. He worked in Leiden.