Jacob van der Heyden

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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.[1]

According to the RKD he worked in Strasbourg, Frankfurt, and Sweden. and was known for portraits, landscapes and historical allegories.[2] Most of his work that survives today are engravings. He died in Brussels.


  1. ^ (in Dutch) Jacob van der Heyden Biography in De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen (1718) by Arnold Houbraken, courtesy of the Digital library for Dutch literature
  2. ^ Jacob van der Heyden in the RKD