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engraver (printmaker), publisher, printseller, art dealer (person)
He printed a.o. Rembrandt-etchings after 74 original plates, which he probably acquired from Rembrandt, who was a personal friend of his.; because of his stock of more then 60.000 prints De Jonghe was a major player on the art-markett. His collection original copperplates (among which the aforementioned 74 by Rembrandt) was auctioned in Amsterdam on 14 June and 25 October 1679. According to AKL he also was an engraver himself.
Nationality/school
German, North Netherlandish
Born
Brunsbüttel 1624/1625
1624/1625 born in Brünsbuttel in the region of Ditmarschen, a coastal region in northern Germany; In his banns of February 23, 1647, he is reported to be 22 years old and coming from Brünsbuttel (Laurentius 2010, p. 4).
Deceased
Amsterdam 1677-06/1677-06-25
buried on 25 June behind the pulpit in the Oude Kerk
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
He was married on 23 February 1647 with Jacomijntje Jacobs (1626-?). Father of Anna (1650 - 1697) and Gabriel de Jonghe (1668 - ca. 1725), Anna de Jonghe (1650-1697) and Gabriel de Jonghe (1668 - ca. 1725).
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  • Duitsland 1639 - 1643
    possibly educated and/or working in Germany
  • Amsterdam 1643 - 1677
    possibly since 1643; first mentioned in his banns of 23 February 1647 (Laurentius 2010, p. 4)
  • Frankfurt am Main 1659
    visited the spring fair in Frankfurt (Van der Coelen 2001, p. 8)
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Entered on: 1997-02-24; Modification on: 2017-08-21

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