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Last NamePost    
Given NameFrans Janszoon    
alt. NamesF. J. P. ;     
MarriageJannetje Bogaert in 1650    
Children2 sons and 1 daughter    
Year born1612 c. in Leiden, Zuid-Holland    
Year died1680    
Place of deathHaarlem, Noord-Holland    
Father's occupationglass painter Jan Janszoon Post    
RelativesFrancijntje Verbraken (mother) ; architect Pieter Post (1608-1669) (brother) ; Prof. Salomon Bogaert (father-in-law) ;    
Educationtaught by his father and his older brother    
Country of ActivityNetherlands    
Worked forJohan Willem Piso, Georg Marcgrave & John de Laer: Historia Naturalis Brasiliae (1648) ; Moritz von Nassau-Siegen: Theatrum rerum naturalium Brasiliae ;    
PatronageJohan Maurits van Nassau-Siegen ; Haarlem Guild of St. Luke ; Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange ;     
Collaboratorspainter Albert Eckhout ; Pieter Post ; etcher Jan van Brosterhuisen ; etcher Salomon Savery ;    
Techniquesbotanical, landscape, and natural drawing, etching, painting, and oil    
Archival sourcesBritish Museum ; Ricardo Brennand Institute, Recife, Brazil ;    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966 ; AKL ; ThB 27 1933: 296 ; Pinault 1991: 65-8 ;    
otherExpedition landscape artist to Dutch Brazil 1637-44 (Pernambuco (Recife)).    

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