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   Kilian
   Wolfgang
   W. K. ; Killian ;
   
   3 sons became artist-engravers, among them ->Philipp Kilian (1628-1693)
   1581 in Augsburg
   1662 / 1663
   Augsburg
   goldsmith Bartholomäus Kilian (1548-1588) & his wife Maria Kilian, born Pfeiffelmann (or Pfeyffelmann)
   copper engraver ->Lucas Kilian (1579-1631) (brother) ; painter Magnus Kilian (15xx-1xxx)
   taught by father-in-law Domenico Custo (1xxx-1xxx) engraver from Antwerp
   Germany
   Basilius Besler (1561-1629): Hortus Eystettensis (1613) ; Michael Rötenbeck: Theatrum Naturae (c. 1615) ; Johann Remmelin (d. 1583): Catoptrum Microcosmicum ;
   Eichstätt Fürstbischof / prince-bishop Johann Christoph von Westerstetten (1612-35/37)
   draughtsman ->Basilius Besler ; draughtsman Johann Remmelin ;
   botanical copperplate engraving & handcoloring, also portraits
   http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Wolfgang_Kilian?uselang=de ; http://www.library.utoronto.ca/anatomical/RBAI094/0002-0-0.jpg
   
   ADB 15 1882: 736-8 ; ThB ; NDB 11 1977: 605 ; DBA ; Saunders 1995: 51 ; Tilman Falk (ed.): Hollstein's German engravings, etchings & woodcuts 1400–1700. vol.18, 1976 ; Besler: Garten v. Eichstätt (Cologne 1999: 9) ; Theatrum 2000 I: 12 ; Ritter: Welt aus Augsburg (Augsburg 2014) ; Geck 1982: 51 ;
   Active in Augsburg. Besler's main botanical illustrator. Son Philipp continued the dynasty.
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