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Last NameSchenk    
Given NamePieter    
alt. NamesP. S. ; Peter / Petrus / Piet / Pieter Schenk / Schenck ;    
Marriage    
Childrencopper engraver and map-maker ->Pieter Schenck junior (1698 ?-1775)    
Year born1660 in Germany    
Year died1718 or 1719    
Place of death    
Father's occupation    
Relatives    
Education    
Country of ActivityNetherlands    
Worked forCellarius: Atlas Coelestis seu Harmonia Macrocosmica (reprint 1708) ; [Tabul]a Hollandiae Borealis, Cognitae olim sub nomine Kennemariae et Westfrisiae ;     
Patronage    
CollaboratorsAmsterdam publisher & mezzotint engraver ->Gerard Valk: they purchased the original plates of the Cellarius atlas in 1694 & produced a new edition in 1708 of the Harmonia Macrocosmica without the extensive Latin text that had accompanied the original printings ;    
Techniquesastronomical, geographical, and topographical copper engraving ; cartographic map-making;    
Sample(s)http://www.oldworldauctions.com/archives/detail/108-068.htm    
Archival sourceshttp://www.lib.umich.edu/divine-sky-artistry-astronomical-maps/atlases_work.html    
Published sourcesBiographisch woordenboek van noord ... (1938) ;    
otherDutch printmaker, born in Germany.    
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