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Last NameHoubraken    
Given NameJacobus    
alt. NamesJ. H. ; Jacob Houbraken ;    
MarriageChristina Schaak (1733)    
Children    
Year born1698 in Dordrecht, Netherlands    
Year died1780    
Place of deathAmsterdam, Netherlands    
Father's occupationengraver: Arnold Houbraken(1660-1719)    
RelativesAntonia Houbraken (sister)    
Educationtaught by his father A. Houbraken    
Country of ActivityNetherlands7659158    
Worked forPeter Kolb(e) (1675-1726) ; John Lawrence ?(1754-1839) ; Albertus Seba (1665-1736) ; Wagenaar: Vaderlandsche Historie ; Thomas Birch: The Heads of the most illustr. persons of Great Britain (London 1743/52) ; F. Halmas: Bybelsche Mengelzangen (Leeuwarden 1718) ; M. Maittaires: Annales Typographici (1719/25) ;    
Patronage    
Collaboratorswith his father A. Houbraken: Groote Schouburgh der Nederl. Kunstschilders; Jan Maurits Quinkhard; Johann van Gool: Nieuwe Schouburg der Nederl. Kunstschilders ;    
Techniquesnatural copperplate engraving and etching ; portraits    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacobus_Houbraken; http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/person/mp10605/jacobus-houbraken    
Archival sources    
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB 17 1924, 555 ; Seba: Cabinet of Natural Curiosities 1734-65, frontispice & various large-scale plates ; Das Antlitz der Wissenschaft, Halle 2012: 20 & 25 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ## 2282 & 2397? ;    
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