Jacob Hoefnagel

Dutch [Flemish] , 1575 - 1630

In 1592, at the age of nineteen, Jacob Hoefnagel produced a book of fifty-two engravings based on paintings by his father, Joris. The book is made up of four sections, each with its own title page and a dozen engravings of assorted flora and fauna. After his father’s death, Jacob lived variously in Italy, Sweden and Prague.


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