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Last NameCollaert    
Given NameAdrian    
alt. NamesA. C. ; Collaert, Adriaan / Collaert, Adrianus / Colaert, Adriaen / Colartus, Adriaen / Collaerd, Adriaen ;    
MarriageJusta Galle    
Year born1560 in Antwerp / Antwerpen    
Year died1618    
Place of deathAntwerp, now Belgium    
Father's occupationaster engraver Hans Collaert (c.1530-1581)    
RelativesPhilip Galle (father-in-law); Adriaen’s sons and grandson would continue on in the family profession, forming a dynasty of print makers & publlisher    
Educationapprentice at the workshop of his father; c.1550 registered as master in the Guild of St. Luke in Antwerp     
Country of ActivityBelgium    
Worked forPhilip Galle (1537-1612); Eduard Hoeswinckel; Hans van Luyck ; Johannes Stradanus (= Jan van der Straet) (1523-1605); Gerard de Jode: The Seven Planets; The Four Elements; The Four Continents 1588-9; Jan Van der Straet (Stradanus); Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium. Pugnae bestiariorum: & mutuae b    
Collaboratorscopper engraver ->Philips Galle (1537-1612) ; copper engraver ->Theodor Galle (1571-1633) ; copper engraver ->Cornelis Galle I (1576-1650) ; copper engraver ->Joan Collaert II (1561-1620) ;    
Techniquestechnical, botanical, and zoological drawing and engraving ; also allegorical and genre morifs    
Archival sourceswww.fas.harvard.edu/~hsdept/docs/PW_Pt2.pdf ; http://www.oldmasterprint.com/stradhunt.htm    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan.Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; Adam Jasienski: Thinking Visually 2: 15-27 ;    

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