Jan Huygens van Linschoten (Biographical details)

Jan Huygens van Linschoten (painter/draughtsman; author/poet; Dutch; Male; 1563 - 1611)

Also known as

Linschoten, Jan Huygens van; van Linschoten, Jan Huygen; Huygens van Linschoten, Jan

Biography

Draughtsman.
Also author of a travel book 'Itinario, Voyage ofte Schipvaert', published by Cornelis Claesz in 1596 in Amsterdam; with illustrations by Joannes van Doetecum showing life in Africa and Asia (Mozambique, China, Java, Goa, India, St Helena etc.).