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Last NameSepp    
Given NameJan Christiaan    
alt. NamesJ. C. S. ; Johann Christian ; Jan Christiaen ;    
Marriage1. map engraver & bookseller Sara Focking (1725/45-73) in 1768; 2.     
ChildrenChristiaan (1773-1835) police superintendent; Jan Sepp (1778-1853) entomologist; Hendrik Albert (1807-31) lay minister    
Year born1739 in Amsterdam    
Year died1811    
Place of deathAmsterdam    
Father's occupationcartographic etcher/engraver Christiaan Andreas Sepp (1710/12-75)    
Relativesfather-in-law Focking (paperseller); sister Johanna Elisabeth    
EducationJ.C.S joined his father's business in Amsterdam as etcher & engraver    
Country of ActivityNetherlands    
Worked forSepp: Nederlandsche Insecten 1762-1860; Cornelius Nozerman (1721-86): Nederlandsche Vogelen 1770-1829; Jan Kops; H.J. Scheller; Caspar Stoll: Wantzen/Cicaden 1788; SC Snellen/JC Sepp: Beschouwing Wonderen Gods 1762-1860    
Patronagefounding member of Felix Meritis Foundation 1777    
Collaboratorsfather ->C.A. Sepp (Sepp en Zoon publishers); son Jan Sepp     
Techniquesbotanical & zoological, esp. entomological drawing, etching, copperplate engraving, hand-coloring, painting    
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 illustr., esp. butterflies, moths & 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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