Balthasar Jenichen (Biographical details)

Balthasar Jenichen (printmaker; German; Male; 1560 fl. - 1599 died)

Also known as

Jenichen, Balthasar; Jenisch, Balthasar


Etcher and engraver. Began his career in the workshop of Virgil Solis; after Solis's death in 1562, he married his widow and carried on the shop until his own death. A group of the plates he had owned was acquired by Paul Behaim in 1621.