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Last NameRabel    
Given NameDaniel    
alt. NamesD. R. ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1578 in Paris    
Year died1637     
Place of deathParis    
Father's occupationcourt painter ->Jean Rabel (c. 1545-1603)    
Relatives    
Educationtaught by father ->Jean Rabel    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forD. R.: Theatrum Florae (Paris: Petrus Firens, 1624 / 27) ; astronomer and naturalist Nicolas de Peiresc (1580-1637) ;    
PatronageGaston d'Orléans's nat. hist. collection since 1631 ; Louis XIII ;    
Collaboratorsillustrator and dessinateur Joseph Mulder (1659-1735 ?), engraver Pieter Sluiter (1675 ?-1713 ?), and engraver ->Bastiaen Stopendael (1637-1707 ?) on Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717): Metamorphoses (Paris 1771) ;    
Techniquesbotanical, zoological, entomological, and ornithological drawing, painting on vellum, and engraving ; miniature, gem cutting, and engineering    
Sample(s)http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b7912871s ; http://fmhibd.library.cmu.edu/HIBD-DB/ArtCat/recordlist.php?-skip=12600&-max=25 ;    
Archival sourceshttp://tolosana.univ-toulouse.fr/notice/07558171x ;    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966 ; AKL ; ThB 27 1933: 537 ; L. Vezin: Artistes Jardin Plantes (1990: 22) ; Pinault 1991: 21f. & 149 ;    
otherCourt painter & decorator. "ingenieur du roi" Botanist. in the prince's d'Orléans garden at Blois.    
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