Bol (or Boll), Hans
Bol (Or Boll), Hans a Flemish painter and engraver, was born at Mechlin, Dec. 16, 1534, and studied under an obscure artist for some time; then visited Germany, where he copied the works of some of the most eminent masters. He died in Amsterdam, Nov. 29, 1593. The following are his principal works: The Reconciliation of Jacob and Esau; The First Interview between the
Servant of Abraham and Rebecca. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.