Peter Schenk the Younger

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Peter Schenk the Younger
Born (1693-02-15)15 February 1693
Died 14 January 1775(1775-01-14) (aged 81)
Known for engraver and cartographer

Peter Schenk the Younger (born 15 February 1693 in Amsterdam; died: 14 January 1775) was a Dutch engraver and map publisher active in Leipzig.

He was the son of the engraver and map publisher Peter Schenk the Elder who owned a shop in Liepzig and travelled regularly between there and Amsterdam in the 17th century. In 1715 Peter the Younger traveled to Liepzig in order to sell some paintings by Jan van Huchtenburgh and Jan and Willem van Mieris.

External links[edit]

  • Peter Wiegand: Schenk, Peter II., in: Martina Schattkowsky (ed.): Sächsische Biografie, Institut für Sächsische Geschichte und Volkskunde e.V.