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Last NameHoefnagel    
Given NameJoris    
alt. NamesJ. H. ; Georg Hofnagel / Jiří Hofnagel / G. Houf ;     
Marriage1: Susanne van Onchen (= Onssen) (15xx-580 c.) in 1571 ; 2: N. N. (1xxx-1xxx) in 1581    
Childrenpainter ->Jacob Hoefnagel (1573-1xxx) ; Elisabeth (1575-1xxx) ; Salomon ; Susanna Snoeckaert (1xxx-1xxx) ; Albrecht (1579-1xxx) ; ...    
Year born1542 in Antwerp, Belgium    
Year died1601 /1600    
Place of deathVienna, Austria    
Father's occupationmerchant Jacob Hoefnagel (1xxx-1xxx)    
RelativesElisabeth Veselaer (mothe; grandfather city mint Joris Veselaer; 11 siblings; father-in-law diamond merchant; nephew floral artist Alexander Hoefnagel    
Educationapprentice to father ; pupil of Hans Bol (1xxx-15xx), Mechlin ; Univ. Orléans 1560    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked forbotanist Carolus Clausius ; Georg Braun: Civitates orbis terrarum (1572) ; ->Abraham Ortelius: Theatrum orbis terrarum (1570) ; Animalia Rationalia et Insecta (1575-80) ; Archetypa (1592) ; G. J. H.: Diversae Insectorum Volatilium icones (1630) ;    
PatronageArchduke Ferdinand of Tyrol (nat. hist. missal); Dukes of Bavaria: Albert V & Wilhelm V; Hapsburg Emperor Rudolf II ('4 elements'; menagerie); Fugger    
Collaboratorswith son ->Jacob Hoefnagel ; ->F. Hogenberg ; calligrapher ->Georg Bocksay / Bocskay (15xx-1575) in: Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta late 1590s/1992 ;    
Techniquesbotanical, zoological, and entomological miniature painting, engraving, illumination, pen & ink drawing    
Sample(s)www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/2008.110 ; www.georgeglazer.com/archives/prints/botanical/hoefnagel.html    
Archival sourceswww.geography.wisc.edu/histcart/windowsontheworld2000/frm_hogen.htm    
Published sourcesAKL; Lee M. Hendrix: J.H. & the Four Elements, Diss. Princeton 1992; L.M. Hendrix: Nature Illum. 1997; Chansigaud 2009:39; Ency Brit.ed. 11; Vignau-Schuurman 1969; Walpole 1969:1; Dance 1989:28; Pinault 1991:21,268n.35; Beelen 2012:13; Nissen 1969/78 ##1954f.; Neri 2011:3-25; Geck 1982: 47; Kury 2014: 50-51    
otherFurther Places of Activity: Italy (Rome), France (Paris) and Germany (Munich, and since 1591 in Franfurt am Main), Austria (Vienna), and Italy (with A. Ortelius). Further Child: Guilham (Willem 1581-1xxx).    
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