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Last NameAmstel    
Given NameCornelis Jacobsz Ploos van    
alt. NamesC. J. P. v. A. ; C. Ploos van Amstel ;    
MarriageElisabeth Troost (1730-1790), daughter of signpost maker Cornelis Troost (1697-1750) in 1758    
Year born1726 in Weesp, Netherlands    
Year died1798    
Place of deathAmsterdam, Netherlands    
Father's occupation    
Educationtaught by G. Warrenberg and Norbert van Bloemen (1670-1746)    
Country of ActivityNetherlands    
Worked formedecin Johann Heinrich Lavater (1611-1691): reprint of Fischer's anat. description 1790 ;    
PatronageBaron von Sperges    
Collaboratorsassistant Joh. Körnlein ; Bern ; assistang Schreuder ; Corn. Brouwer ;    
TechniquesDutch timber merchant, collector, printmaker, print publisher, draughtsman, portraitist & art theorist; drawing, painting, copper engraving, mezzotint    
Sample(s)http://www.ploosvanamstel.com/cornelispva.html ; http://www.biografischportaal.nl/persoon/55268732    
Archival sourceshttp://www.answers.com/topic/ploos-van-amstel    
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB 27 1933: 158 ; Choulant 1920: 321 ; T. Laurentius: J. W. Niemeijer & G. Ploos van Amstel, Cornelis Ploos van Amstel, Kunstverzamelaar Prentuitgever' 1980 ;    
otherActive as merchant, collector, illustrator and printmaker.    

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