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HEYDEN, Jacob van der (1573 - 1645), Painter, sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HEYDEN, Jacob van der (1573 - 1645), Painter, sculptor, engraver

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French, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1573, in Strasbourg; died 1645, in Brussels.

Painter, sculptor, engraver (burin). Mythological subjects, portraits, landscapes.

[not available online]Jacob van der Heyden engraved portraits and subjects from mythology. He was the son of Jan van der Heyden, the Cologne painter, and a student of Rafael Coxie. He worked mostly in Germany for the courts of Hesse, Bade-Durlach and elsewhere.

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