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Last NameSepp    
Given NameJan Christiaan    
alt. NamesJ. C. S. ; Johann Christian ; Jan Christiaen ;    
Marriage1: map engraver and bookseller Sara Focking (1725/45-1773) in 1768 ; 2; N. N. (1xxx-1xxx)     
Childrenpolice superintendent Christiaan (1773-1835) ; entomologist Jan Sepp (1778-1853) ; lay minister Hendrik Albert (1807-1831)    
Year born1739 in Amsterdam    
Year died1811    
Place of deathAmsterdam    
Father's occupationcartographic etcher and engraver Christiaan Andreas Sepp (1710/1712-1775)    
Relativespaperseller Focking (1xxx-1xxx) (father-in-law) ; Johanna Elisabeth (1xxx-1xxx) (sister)    
EducationJ. C. S. joined his father's business in Amsterdam as etcher and engraver    
Country of ActivityNetherlands    
Worked forSepp: Nederlandsche Insecten (1762-1860) ; Cornelius Nozerman (1721-1786): Nederlandsche Vogelen (1770-1829) ; Jan Kops ; H. J. Scheller ; Caspar Stoll: Wantzen / Cicaden (1788) ; S. C. Snellen & J. C. Sepp: Beschouwing Wonderen Gods (1762-1860) ;    
Patronagefounding member of Felix Meritis Foundation 1777 ;    
Collaboratorsfather ->C. A. Sepp (Sepp en Zoon publishers) ; son Jan Sepp ;    
Techniquesotanical, zoological, and entomological drawing, etching, copperplate engraving, and painting ; hand-colouring    
Sample(s)http://schepselen-koper.blogspot.com/2010/08/aus-dem-buch-von-christian-christiaan.html     
Archival sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sepp_%28publisher%29#Christiaan_Andreas_Sepp ;    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ##458, 845, 2011, 2233, 2236, 3808, 3999f & 4002 ; AKL ; Gloor 1958: 41-2 ; D. Knight 1977 ; B. J. Ford 1992: 53 ; Gilbert 2000: 70-1 & 80-1 ; V. Chansigaud: Hist. de l'Ornitologie (2007: 86) ; Birkhead: Wisdom Birds (2011) ;    
otherMennonite teacher. zoological illustrator, esp. butterflies, moths. and birds. Flora Batava; cf. also S.McNeill: Butterflies & Moths, Engravings by Christian Sepp & his Son Jan Christian Sepp, London 1978. Further pubsources: Beelen 2012:26d,37f.; gameo.org (Sepp).    
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