Who is Jacob van der Heyden?

Jacob van der Heyden (1573–1645) was a Flemish Baroque painter, sculptor and engraver.

According to Houbraken he was a painter from Strasbourg who painted for royalty.

According to the RKD he worked in Strasbourg, Frankfurt, and Sweden. and was known for portraits, landscapes and historical allegories. Most of his affect that survives today are engravings. He died in Brussels.

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