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North Netherlandish
Born
Amsterdam 1656-01/1656-01-20
He was baptized on 20 January 1656 in the Oude Waalse Kerk; one of the witnesses was Jean Godin, older brother of Magdaleine Godin in whose house she was living when she posted banns with Dionysius (baptized: Amsterdam, City Archive, DTB 131-307).
Deceased
Stockholm 1686-12-29
He committed suicide for reasons unknown on 29 December 1686 (J. Kosten in Buijsen et al. 2014).
Family relationships
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son of engraver Dionysius Padtbrugge (Paris c. 1629-before 1683) and Magdaleine Godin (born Paris c. 1631), sister of Jean and Germain/Jeremias Godin; nephew of Dionys Godijn. His aunt Janneke was married to Franciscus Carré, father of Hendrick and Michiel Carrée (De Vries 1885, p. 306). The swedish records mention two children of Herman, but the name of his wife is unknown: was he a widower? (Roosval 1961).
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  • Amsterdam 1656 - 1669
    Nothing is known concerning his time in Amsterdam, other than that his father left the family behind in Amsterdam and went to Stockholm in 1663; Herman and his brother Isaak followed him in 1669 (Hultmark et al. 1944).
  • Stockholm 1669 - 1676
    came in the care of David Ehrenstrahl through the intercession of his father in 1670; made the acquaintance of the artist Erik Dahlberg (for whom he would work later on, 1674); was employed by the 'Antikvitetscollegium' (Historical society) and made several frontispieces and book illustrations (J. Kosten in Buijsen et al. 2014, p. 113-114). He lived in Stockholm with the Dutch merchant Jan ten Hoorn in Kingstugatan 3 (Roosval 1961).
  • Amsterdam 1676 - 1683
    moved to Amsterdam and lived there with the bookseller Jan ten Hoorn, probably a relative from his Swedish landlord. He worked for several publishers as an illustrator, twice together with Jan Luyken (Kosten 2014, p. 114-115)
  • Stockholm 1683 - 1686-12-29
    c. 1683-1687; engraved topographical prints for E. v. Dahlberg, Suecia antiqua et hodierna, Holmae [Stockholm] 1693/1715; lived in the house of a wigmaker on Stortorget: he committed suicide on 29 December 1686 (Kosten 2014, p. 117).
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Creation date: 1994-11-24; Last modified date: 2021-06-29

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