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Hogenberg was born in Mechelen in Flanders as the son of Nicolaas Hogenberg. 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. 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.
Detail: Portrait of Gerardus Mercator (1574)
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- Frans Hogenberg in Dutch Wikipedia
- Junkersdorf Massacre (an incident outside Cologne that Hogenberg illustrated)
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