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Last NameHeyland    
Given NameJean Christophe    
alt. NamesJ. C. H. ; born Kumpfler ;    
Year born1792 in German lands    
Year died1866    
Place of deathGeneve / Geneva / Genf, Switzerland    
Father's occupationJ. C. H. began his career making sketches for theatrical costumes; the botanist A. de Candolle introduced him to botanical illustr.    
Country of ActivitySwitzerland    
Worked forEdmond Pierre Boissier ; Alphonse Louis Pyramus de Candolle ; Augustin Pyramus de Candolle ; Benjamin Delessert ; Frédéric Charles Jean de Gingins ; Benjamin Delessert (1773-1847) ; Moïse Etienne Moricand (1779/80-1854), often quoted as Stefano Moricand ; Gustav Kunze (1793-1851): Die Farnkräuter ; Francois Jules Pictet de la Rive (1809-1872) ; Mémoires de la Société de physique et d'histoire naturelle de Genève (Genf 1821ff.) ; Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Paris 1815ff.) ;    
Patronagebotanist A. de Candolle introduced him to botanical illustr.; court of Aarchduke Rainier, the Austrian Viceroy in Lombardy    
CollaboratorsCharles Lemaire ; engraver ->Anspach ; -> Bouvier ; ->Bovet ; ->Millenet ; printers Tattegrain & Juardet ;    
Techniquesbotanical drawing and engraving ; hand-colouring    
Archival sources    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog Buchillustration 1969/78 ## 3175, 3178, 4667 & 4677 ; Johnston 1992: no. 903& page 851 ;    
otherFurther Place of Activity: France (Paris) and Italy (for 10 years in Lombardy as botanical illustrator).    

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