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Jan van Huchtenburgh

Haarlem 1647 – Amsterdam 1733

Accompanied Prince Eugene of Savoy on the Italian theater of war, later he entered into the service of the young Frederick William, prince royal of Prussia, the father of Frederick the Great.

“ H.  is  highly  proficient  in  the  lively  depiction  of  animated  horses ”

(Ulla Heise, Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon LXXV [2012], p. 303).


“ Subject: Thanks!

Thanks for your kind reply. I wanted to comment that your thoughts on freedom (the quote that you had on the end of your message to me) are exactly the same as my beliefs.

I write, however, because I was surprised to get it from Europe … Although an American, almost all my early family were Huguenots … In fact, my relative, Jan C. is noted as the earliest C. to have arrived in N. America (in 1636, I think) … ”

(Mrs. C. F., November 14, 2003)