Christoph Weigel the Elder

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Christoph Weigel's book of heraldry, published posthumously by his widow in 1734

Johann Christoph Weigel, known as Christoph Weigel the Elder (9 November 1654 – 5 February 1725), was a German engraver, art dealer and publisher. He was born at Redwitz, Free imperial city of Eger in Egerland, and died in Nuremberg, aged 70.


  • Paul Johannes Rée (1896), "Weigel, Christoph", Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB) (in German), 41, Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, pp. 464–465

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