1586, Bolswert — 1659, Antwerp
One of the most famous engravers of the Flemish school from Rubens studio, the younger brother of the engraver Boetius Bolswert. He was born in Friesland (a province in the north of the Netherlands). In 1611 he lived in Amsterdam, about 1617 he moved to the Southern Netherlands. He created engravings that reproduced the works of Flemish painters of the seventeenth century: Rubens, Jordaens, Bloemaert, van Dyck and others. He worked in the technique of engraving by burin. He became famous by engraving biblical compositions and landscapes of Rubens. His engravings were considered examples of technical excellence and were highly valued by collectors of the XVII-XVIII centuries.