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Last NameValk    
Given NameGerard    
alt. NamesG. V. ; Gerard / Gerhard Valk / Valck ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1651 / 1652    
Year died1726    
Place of death    
Father's occupation    
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Education    
Country of ActivityNetherlands    
Worked forCellarius: Atlas Coelestis seu Harmonia Macrocosmica (reproduction of 1708) ; Sumatrae et insularum locorumque nonnullorum circumiacentium tabula nova ;    
Patronage    
CollaboratorsAmsterdam engraver & map-maker ->Pieter Schenk sen.: 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 and mezzotint ; cartographic map-making ; 3D globe making ; portraiture    
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) ; Mokre 2005: 21 ; Grees 2002: 32 ;    
otherDutch mezzotinter and publisher.    
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