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Last Namevan den Keere    
Given NamePieter    
alt. NamesP. v. . K. ; Peter / Petrus Kaerius ;    
Year born1571 in Ghent, then Flanders, nowadays Belgium    
Year died1646 or later    
Place of deathGhent, then Flanders, nowadays Belgium    
Father's occupationprinter and letter maker Hendric van den Keere the younger in Gent    
Educationtraining as copper engraver from Jodocus Hondius, his brother-in-law. In 1593 both Keere and Hondius settled at Amsterdam.    
Country of ActivityBelgium    
Worked forJohn Norden: Speculum Britanniae (London 1593) ; John Speed's Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the Worl (1646) ; Ubbo Emmius map ;    
Techniquestopographical and cartographical copper engraving ; map making    
Sample(s)en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:17th_Century_map_of_Lincolnshire.JPG ;commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1624_ORTELIUS_Map_BLACK_SEA_Roman_Era_Pontus_Euxinus    
Archival sourceshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pieter_van_den_Keere ; http://bdh-rd.bne.es/details.vm?o=&w=keere&f=&g=load&g=work&lang=es&view=main&s=6    
Published sourcesC. J. Schüler: Die kartographierte Stadt (Paris 2011: 68-71) ;    
otherDutch engraver, publisher & globe maker; for religious reasons, P.v.d.K. fled to London, England, where he became copper engraver; since 1593 active in Amsterdam, Netherlands.since 1603 also large urban panoramas, including Utrecht, Cologne, Amsterdam & Paris    

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