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Michel le Blon, alias: Michiel le Blond / Blondus

Gender:male
Born:Frankfurt am Main baptized on
Died:Amsterdam buried on
Father:Christiaan le Blon, alias: Chrétien / Christoffel (ca. 1570 - ca. 1650)
Mother:Ursula Sandrart (? - 1600)

Marriages:

Children:

Occupation(s):

Occupational address(es):

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 of Anthonis van Dijck
Business
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

References

External biographical records

Primary sources

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

Secondary sources

  1. 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.
  2. De La Fontaine Verwey, Herman, 'Gerard Thibault and his Academie de l'espée', Quaerendo 8 (1978), pp. 283-319.
  3. De Roever, N., 'Losse aanteekeningen betreffende Amsterdamsche graveurs. Eerste vervolg', Archief voor Nederlandsche Kunstgeschiedenis 2 (1879-1880), pp. 161-168, 162.
  4. De Roever, N., 'Losse aanteekeningen betreffende Amsterdamsche graveurs. Tweede vervolg', Archief voor Nederlandsche Kunstgeschiedenis 3 (1880-1881), pp. 221-225, 221.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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==>.
  8. 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).
  9. 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.
  10. Lilien, Otto M., Jacob Christoph Le Blon, 1667-1741: inventor of three- and four colour printing, [Bibliothek des Buchwesens 9], Stuttgart: Hiersemann (1985).
  11. Meißner, Günter, Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon: die bildenden Künstler aller Zeiten und Völker, Teil 11, München-Leipzig: Saur (1995).
  12. Turner, Jane (ed.) The dictionary of art (34 vols.), London: Macmillan; New York: Grove (1996).
  13. Waller, F.G., Biographisch woordenboek van Noord Nederlandsche graveurs, 's-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff (1938). <URL: https://resolver.kb.nl/resolve?urn=MMKB06:000001910>, 32.