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Last Namede Gheyn    
Given NameJacob    
alt. NamesII ; Jacques de Gheyn II. ;    
MarriageEva Stalpaert van der Wielen     
ChildrenJacques/Jacob de III (1596-1641) painter    
Year born1565 c. in Antwerp    
Year died1629    
Place of deathThe Hague    
Father's occupationglass painter, engraver, and draftsman Jacob de Gheyn I (1537/8-81)    
Relativespainter brother Steven (c. 1574/7-1xxx)    
Educationtaught by his father, later by Hendrick Goltzius; anatomy from Pieter Paaw(1564-1617); zoology/botany from C Clusius (1524/5-1609)    
Country of ActivityBelgium    
Worked forAnsicht Hortus Botanicus (Leiden 1601) ; Insects & flowers (1598) ; Pieter Paaw: Leçon d'anatomie (1616) ;     
PatronageFrederick Henry, Prince of Orange ; Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange ; Rudolf II ;    
CollaboratorsWillem Blaeu ; engraver A. Stock ;    
Techniquesbotanical drawing; brown ink, black & red chalk, engraving, etching, watercolor on vellum, architecture, wash, oils, glass painting    
Archival sourcesAustrian National Library Vienna; Institut Néerlandais Paris; Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz Berlin; Rijksprentenkabinet Amsterdam    
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB 13 1920 ; Nissen: Botan. Buchillustraion 1966 ; Pinault 1991: 21-2 & 144 & et al. 1984: 58f. ;     
otherLeyden, Amsterdam, Netherlands, architecture, landscape art; animal studies    

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