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Pieter van den Keere (1571 - 1646)

Field(s) of interest: scientific instruments
Gender: male

Born: Gent, 1571
Died: Amsterdam, >1646

Publisher and engraver. Worked together with Petrus Plancius. His sister Colette married Jodocus Hondius. Van den Keere was the uncle of Abraham Goos. Van den Keere made several globes, at least one together with Plancius (author) and Goos (engraver). Van den Keere died after 1646 in Amsterdam.

Collection: Nederlands Scheepvaart Museum, Maritiem Museum Rotterdam and Rijksprentenkabinet.

Instrument maker: 1593 - 1614 (Amsterdam)

Krogt, P.C.J. van der. Old globes in the Netherlands : a catalogue of terrestrial and celestial globes made prior to 1850 and preserved in Dutch collections (Utrecht 1984).

Edney, M.H. and I.D. Novak, Reading the world map : interdisciplinary perspectives on Pieter van den Keere's map, 'Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula' (Amsterdam 1608/36) (Portland ME 2001).

Keere, P. van den en C. Koemand (ed.), Germania inferior (Amsterdam 1966) (herdruk van uitgave uit 1617).

Schilder, G. ' The globes by Pieter van den Keere', in: Globes Freund 28/29 (1980).