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Linking cultural industries in the early modern Low Countries, ca. 1475 - ca. 1725

Michel le Blon

Name:Michel le Blon
Name variants:Michiel le Blond / Blondus
Gender:male
Born:Frankfurt am Main baptized on
Died:Amsterdam buried on
Father:Christiaan le Blon (ca. 1570 - ca. 1650)
Mother:Ursula Sandrart (? - 1600)

Marriages:

Children:

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Attributes

Category Attribute Value Date startDate end
Religion DenominationReformed0000-00-00 0000-00-00
Subject of painting Ornamentgrotesken0000-00-00 0000-00-00
Subject of painting Ornamentornamenten0000-00-00 0000-00-00
Subject of painting Ornamentstads- en familiewapens0000-00-00 0000-00-00

Relations

Relation Modifier Date startDate end
Artistic
portrayed Dirck Volckertsz. Coornhert
portrayed by Anthony van Dyck, alias: Anthonie / Anthonis van Dijck
worked under commission for Carel Hellemans, alias: Carlo Hellemans
Business
is employee of Christina I van Zweden
is employee of Axel Gustafsson Oxenstierna
Education and training
pupil of Johan Theodoor de Bry, alias: Jancertain
pupil of Theodoor de Bry, alias: Dirk de Brijcertain
Friendship
agent for Magnus Gabriel de la Gardie
agent for Carl Gustaf Wrangel
agent for Axel Gustafsson Oxenstierna
assisted at marriage Cornelis le Blon
contributed to the album amicorum from Gerard Thibault
contributed to the album amicorum from Gottfridt Müller

References

External biographical records

Primary sources

  1. Stadsarchief Amsterdam, Amsterdam: DTB-registers (toegangsnummer 5001), 763: 38 (extra-ordinaris)

Secondary sources

  1. Groenendijk, Pieter, Beknopt biografisch lexicon van Zuid- en Noord-Nederlandse schilders, graveurs, glasschilders, tapijtwevers et cetera van ca. 1350 tot ca. 1720, Leiden: Primavera (2008)
  2. De la Fontaine Verwey, H., 'Michel le Blon, graveur, kunsthandelaar, diplomaat', Jaarboek Amstelodamum 61 (1969), pp. 103-125. <URL: http://www.amstelodamum.nl/site/download.php?id=NTBhbGl0dGxlc2FsdA==>
  3. Keblusek, Marika, 'The business of news: Michel le Blon and the transmission of political information to Sweden in the 1630s', Scandinavian Journal of History 28; 3-4 (2003), pp. 205-213
  4. De Vries Azn., A.D., 'Biografische aanteekeningen, betreffende voornamelijk Amsterdamsche schilders, plaatsnijders, enz. en hunne verwanten', Oud-Holland 4 (1886), pp. 71-80, 135-144, 215-224, 295-304, 303
  5. Lilien, Otto M., Jacob Christoph Le Blon, 1667-1741: inventor of three- and four colour printing, [Bibliothek des Buchwesens 9], Stuttgart: Hiersemann (1985)
  6. Meißner, Günter, Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon: die bildenden Künstler aller Zeiten und Völker, Teil 11, München-Leipzig: Saur (1995)
  7. De Roever, N., 'Losse aanteekeningen betreffende Amsterdamsche graveurs. Eerste vervolg', Archief voor Nederlandsche Kunstgeschiedenis 2 (1879-1880), pp. 161-168, 162
  8. De Roever, N., 'Losse aanteekeningen betreffende Amsterdamsche graveurs. Tweede vervolg', Archief voor Nederlandsche Kunstgeschiedenis 3 (1880-1881), pp. 221-225, 221
  9. Waller, F.G., Biographisch woordenboek van Noord Nederlandsche graveurs, 's-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff (1938). <URL: https://resolver.kb.nl/resolve?urn=MMKB06:000001910>, 32
  10. De La Fontaine Verwey, Herman, 'Gerard Thibault and his Academie de l'espée', Quaerendo 8 (1978), pp. 283-319
  11. Badeloch Noldus, 'Loyalty and betrayal. Artist-agents Michel le Blon and Pieter Isaacsz, and chancellor Axel Oxenstierna.', in: Hans Cools, Marika Keblusek & Badeloch Noldus (eds.) Your humble servant. Agents in early modern Europe., Hilversum: Verloren (2006), pp. 51-64
  12. Turner, Jane (ed.) The dictionary of art (34 vols.), London: Macmillan; New York: Grove (1996)
  13. De Vries Azn., A.D., 'Biografische aanteekeningen, betreffende voornamelijk Amsterdamsche schilders, plaatsnijders, enz. en hunne verwanten', Oud-Holland 3 (1885), pp. 55-80, 135-160, 223-240, 303-312, 64

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