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Jacques de Gheyn, II, aka Jacob de Gheyn II

Dutch draftsman, painter, and engraver

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
His spontaneous and informal drawings and engravings document the transition from Mannerism to naturalism in Dutch art. He worked at the Court of Orange and designed the grotto, the first in the Netherlands, for Buitenhof, Prince Maurice's garden.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115191.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Jacques de Gheyn, II, aka Jacob de Gheyn II:

Jacques de Gheyn St. Matthew (St. Matheus), ca. 1585-1629 Engraving
Jacques de Gheyn St. Mark (St. Marcus), ca. 1585-1629 Engraving
Jacques de Gheyn St. Luke (St. Lucas), ca. 1585-1629 Engraving
Jacques de Gheyn St. John (St. Iohanus), ca. 1585-1629 Engraving
Jacques de Gheyn The Standard Bearer, 1589 Engraving
Jacques de Gheyn Portrait of a Bearded Man (The Poet Rutgaert Jansz. van D...), 1596 Engraving
Jacques de Gheyn Portrait of King Henry IV of France, ca. 1590-1595 Engraving
Jacques de Gheyn St. Matthew, 1588 Engraving
Jacques de Gheyn St. Mark, 1588 Engraving
Jacques de Gheyn St. Luke, 1588 Engraving
Jacques de Gheyn St. John, 1588 Engraving
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