Frans Hogenberg

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Frans Hogenberg
NationalityDuchy of Burgundy

Frans Hogenberg (1535–1590) was a Flemish and German painter, engraver, and mapmaker.

Hogenberg was born in Mechelen in Flanders as the son of Nicolaas Hogenberg.[1] In 1568 he was banned from Antwerp by the Duke of Alva and travelled to London, where he stayed a few years before emigrating to Cologne.[1] He is known for portraits and topographical views as well as historical allegories. He also produced scenes of contemporary historical events.

Hogenberg died in Cologne.


Historical view of Trier, Germany, published in Civitates Orbis Terrarum with Georg Braun


For other images see Commons.


  1. ^ a b Frans Hogenberg in the RKD

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