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Last NameNieuhof    
Given NameJoan    
alt. NamesJ. N. ; Johan Nieuhof / Joan Nieuhoff ;    
Year born1618 in Uelsen, Lower Saxony    
Year died1672    
Place of death1672 in Madagascar    
Father's occupationmayor of the town of Uelsen, N. N. (1xxx-1xxx)    
Relativesat least two brothers and a married sister    
Country of ActivityNetherlands    
Worked forDutch East India Company ("VOC") ; Het gezandtschap der Neêrlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, den tegenwoordigen keizer van China (many editions and translations) ;     
PatronageCornelis Jansz. Witsen (1605-1669)    
Collaboratorsmany publishers, among them Jacob van Meurs (1619-1680) ; some engravers ;     
Techniquesnaural, landscape, architectural, mammal, ornithological, herpetological, marine, ichthyological, and botanical drawing    
Archival sourceshttps://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_Nieuhof    
Published sourcesSun, Jin: The illusion of verisimilitude. Johan Nieuhof’s images of China (Ph. D. theses, Leiden University, 2013) ; Blussé, L. & R. Falkenburg: Johan Nieuwhofs beelden van een Chinareis, 1655-1657 (Middelburg 1987) ; Ulrichs, Friederike: Johan Nieuhofs Blick auf China (1655-1657). Die Kupferstiche in seinem Chinabuch und ihre Wirkung auf den Verleger Jacob van Meurs. (Sinologica Coloniensia 21) (Wiesbaden 2003) ;     
otherFurther Places of Activity: Germany, Brazil, China, India, and Madagascar.     

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