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Last NameEdelinck    
Given NameGérard    
alt. NamesG. Edelink ;     
Year born1640 in Antwerp    
Year died1707    
Place of deathParis    
Father's occupation    
Educationby engraver Gaspar Huybrechts (1619-1684) & Cornelis Galle the younger in Antwerpen, since 1666 in Paris by François de Poilly, Robert Nanteuil et a    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forpère Chérubin d'Orleans: La Dioptriqve Ocvlaire ; Ov La Theoriqve, La Positive, Et La Mechaniqve, De L'Ocvlaire Dioptriqve En Tovtes Ses Especes (Paris 1671) ;    
PatronageLouis XIV; teacher at Art academy at the Gobelins manufactory for the training of workers in tapestry; Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture    
Techniquesastronomical, optical, topographic & technical copper engraving, mostly known as portraitist    
Archival sources    
Published sourcesDictionary of Art, ed. by Jane Turner. London 1978, vol. 9: 718 ; Benezit 2006 ; Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.) 1911 ;    
otherG. E. was an engr. & print publisher of Flemish origin, who worked in Paris from 1666 and became a naturalized French citizen in 1675    

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