Jacobus Houbraken

(1698 - 1780)
Jacobus Houbraken was a Dutch engraver and the son of the artist and biographer Arnold Houbraken (1660-1719), whom he assisted in producing a published record of the lives of artists from the Dutch Golden Age.

Jacobus was born in Dordrecht, and learned the art of engraving from his father. In 1707 he moved to Amsterdam, where for years he helped h...
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