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Last NameHoefnagel    
Given NameJacob    
alt. NamesJ. H. ; Jacobus / Jakob / Jakub Houfnaglius / Hufnagel ;    
Marriage1: Anna Muys (1xxx-1xxx) in 1605 ; 2: Skála ze Zhoře (1xxx-1xxx) in 1614 ; 3: Elisabeth Bruggen (1xxx-1xxx) in 1626    
Children8: Anna, Jacob, Caspar, Martha, Jan, Caecilia, Janne, Jacob, Anna Maria     
Year born1575 in Antwerp, Belgium or Frankfurt am Main, Ger    
Year died1632 / 1633    
Place of deathMunich, Bavaria or Hamburg, Germany or Netherlands    
Father's occupationcourt painter ->Joris (Georg) Hoefnagel (1xxx-1xxx)    
RelativesSusanne née van Onchen (Onssen) (mother); Christiaen Huyghen (uncle) ; Nicolaes Schnouckaert, Prague, (brother-in-law) ; Anthoni Muys ( father-in-law    
Educationtaught by Abraham Liesaert (1xxx-1xxx) in Antwerp    
Country of ActivityMalawi    
Worked forGeorg Hoefnagel: Archetypa 1592 ; Georg Braun & ->Frans Hogenberg: Civitates Orbis Terrarum (1612-17) ; Vogelschau (1609) ;    
PatronageBavarian court of Albert V & Wilhelm V, Munich.Rudolf II (Kunstkammer specimens)    
Collaboratorswith father ->Jovis Hoefnagel ; ->F.Hogenberg ; de Bry ;    
Techniquesnatural miniature painting and copperplate engraving    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Hoefnagel    
Archival sourcesDiversae Insectarium Volatium 1630 ; topographic drawings Universität Marienberg    
Published sourcesAKL 73 2012: 509; Walpole 1969: 1 ; Dance 1989: 28 ; Pinault 1991: 21 ; B. J. Ford 1992: 51; Chansigaud: Hist l'illus nat 2009: 39 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; Gilbert 2000: 102-3 ;    
otherActive in Vienna, Prague; Göteborg & Altona as diplomat. Used a convex lens; botanical, zoological, mineral specimens; taught cousin Constantijn Huyghens miniature painting.    
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