Maarten Van Heemskerck’s unique depictions of Wonders of the World

JUNE 1, ON THIS DAY Born on June 1 1498, Maarten Van Heemskerck was a Dutch painter, portraitist and a specialist of historical paintings. He was the designer for many engravers and is known especially for his depictions of the Wonders of the World. Heemskerck was born in North Holland and was a son of …

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