Crispijn de Passe the Elder (Biographical details)

Crispijn de Passe the Elder (publisher/printer; printmaker; painter/draughtsman; Flemish; Male; 1564 - 1637)

Also known as

Passe, Crispijn de; Van de Passe, Crispin; De Passe, Crispin

Biography

Draughtsman, engraver and publisher; began his career in Antwerp but by 1589 had fled via Aachen to Cologne; 1611 to Utrecht; father of Simon, Magdalena, Crispin II and Willem.

Bibliography

I.M. Veldman, 'Crispijn de Passe and his Progeny (1564-1670): A Century of print production', Rotterdam 2001.
I.M. Veldman, 'Views of a Printmaker: Crispijn de Passe on his Craft', in Images for the eye and soul: Function and Meaning in Netherlandish prints (1450-1650), Leiden, 2006.
I.M. Veldman, 'The business of prints and the de Passes' Publishing House', in Images for the eye and soul: Function and Meaning in Netherlandish prints (1450-1650), Leiden, 2006.