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Last NameMarrel    
Given NameJacob    
alt. NamesJ. M. ; Jacobus Marrellus / Marrell ;     
Marriagewidow of Matthäus Merian the Elder (1593-1650), Johanna Catharina Sibylla Heim(ius) (c. 1620-1690) in 1641    
Year born1613 or 1614 in Frankenthal, Rhineland-Pfalz    
Year died1681    
Place of deathFrankfurt / Main, Hesse, Germany     
Father's occupationclerk (municipal official) and lawyer Jacob Marrel (1xxx-16xxx)    
Relativesgoldsmith in France Claude Marrel (grandfather) ; Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) (stepdaughter and pupil)    
Educationtaught by Georg Flegel in Frankfurt J. D. de Heem in Utrecht & Nic. Veerendael in Antwerp    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked forErnst Heinrich Krelage: Tulpenboek (1637-47) ;    
CollaboratorsGeorg Flegel ; Jan Davidsz. de Heem ; Abraham Mignon ;    
Techniquesbotanical drawing, painting, copperplate engraving, etching, watercolor on vellum    
Archival sourcesMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York ; https://www.geni.com/people/Jacob-Marell/6000000014328555050 ;    
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB24 1930:137 ; Ludwig Malerei 1998 ; Pinault 1991: 146-7 ;     
otherFurther Place of Activity: the Netherlands; Utrecht, Nürnberg; still-life, floral painter; his own flower-painting school in Frankfurt    

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