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Last NameFolkema    
Given NameJacob    
alt. NamesJ. F. ; Jacob Isidor Coridon Fidelle / Isidor Coridon ;     
Year born1692 in Dokkum, Netherlands    
Year died1767    
Place of deathAmsterdam    
Father's occupationgoldsmith Johannes Jacob Folkema    
RelativesAnna Folkema (sister); Fopje Folkma (brother)    
Educationtaught by his father J. J. Folkema, later by Bernard Picart (1673-1733)    
Country of ActivityNetherlands    
Worked forClaude Perrault (1613-1688) ; Albertus Seba (1665-1736): Cabinet of Natural Curiosities (1734-65 / 2011: Taschen, pl. III 40) ; Cornelius Gisbert Zorgdraget (1650-1700) ; Frederik Ruysch (1638-1731): Opera anatomico-medico-chirurgica (Amsterdam 1737) ; Johann van der Marck ; Miguel Cervantes: Novelas exemplares (Amsterdam 1739) ; Abraham Allard: Les Villes de Frise ; Voltaire: Elemens de la philosophie de Neuton (Paris 1738) ;    
Collaborators->Pieter Tanjé ; draughtsman and painter ->L. F. Dubourgh    
Techniqueszoological, anatomical, physical, and natural history drawing, engraving, mezzotint, and etching    
Sample(s)https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/search?p=1&ps=12&maker=Jacob%20Folkema&ii=0; http://www.britishmuseum.org/research    
Archival sourceshttp://www.library.utoronto.ca/anatomical/RBAI062/0132-0-0.jpg , http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Folkema    
Published sourcesAKL 42 2004: 11 ; ThB 12 1916: 152 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ;     

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