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Last NameLuyken    
Given NameJan    
alt. NamesJ. L. ; Jan / Joannes / Joan / Jean Luyken ; P.I.L.B.C.; R.B.C.; Yan Raiken     
Marriagein 1668 w. Maria de Oudens (16xx-1xxx)    
Children5 children, among them the only one who survived childhood, the engr. Kaspar / Caspar Luyken the Younger (1xxx-1xxx)    
Year born1649 in Amsterdam    
Year died1712    
Place of deathAmsterdam    
Father's occupationcopper engr. Caspar Luyken the Elder (1xxx-1xxx)    
Relativesmother Hester Coores ; four siblings    
Educationtaught by Coenraet Decker (1xxx-1xxx)    
Country of ActivityNetherlands    
Worked forGerard (Blasius) Blaes (c. 1625-1692) ; Jan Luyken & Kaspar Luyken: Spiegel van het menselyk bedryf, Amsterdam 1694; Christoph Weigel: Ständebuch, Nuremberg 1698 ; Het Bloedig Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doops-Gesinde oof weereloose Christenen, 2nd ed. Amsterdam 1685 w. 104 copper etchings by J.L.(engl. transl.: Martyrs Mirror Images, transl. by I. Daniel Rupp, publ. by David Miller, Lampeter Square, Pennsylvania, 1837 / German transl: Märtyrerspiegel, 1748); Zee-Atlas. De groote nieuwe vermeerderende Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Werelt (Amsterdam 1685, commented reprint Darmstadt 2008); Nieuwe Lichtende Zee-Fakkel, 5 vols., 1681 ff., compiled by cartographer C.J. Vooght and illustrated by J.L.    
Patronage    
Collaboratorsw. Christoph Weigel the Elder (1654-1725) ; w. engr., cartogr. & publ. ->Johannes van Keulen: cf. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_van_Keulen    
Techniqueszoological drawing; technical, ethnological & genre copper engr. & etching    
Sample(s)https://mla.bethelks.edu/holdings/scans/martyrsmirror/    
Archival sourceshttp://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Luyken ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Luyken    
Published sourcesNissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 # 381 ; P. van Eeghen: Het Werk van Jan en Casper Luyken (Amsterdam: Frederik Muller, 1905;     
other Dutch poet, illustrator and engraver; cf. also https://www.geheugenvannederland.nl/en/geheugen/pages/collectie/Atlassen+uit+het+Scheepvaartmuseum/Johannes+van+Keulen    
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