Richard Collin

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Richard Collin middle left in Sandrart's Teutsche Academie
Engraving by Richard Collin after a design by Erasmus Quellinus II of the Tomb of Willem van der Rijt and Judith van Aeswyn, 1641, Sint-Gertrudiskerk, Bergen op Zoom

Richard Collin (1626, Luxembourg – 1698, Brussels), was an engraver from Luxemburg.

Biography[edit]

According to the RKD he was a pupil of Joachim von Sandrart in Rome, and became a master in the Antwerp Guild of St. Luke in 1650-1651.[1] He worked in Rome and in Antwerp, and is known for portraits he engraved for Cornelis de Bie's book of artists called Het Gulden Cabinet.[1] In the 1660s he took on pupils, and in 1678 he moved to Brussels and became the court engraver for Charles II of Spain.[1] His engraving of Christina, Queen of Sweden is held in the Victoria and Albert Museum.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Richard Collin in the RKD
  2. ^ Collin, Richard. "Christina of Sweden - Print". Victoria & Albert. Retrieved April 6, 2016.