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Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)

(circa 1631-1691), Animal painter

Sitter in 11 portraits
Artist associated with 13 portraits
Hondius was a Dutch artist, but little is known about his early career. He left the Netherlands in 1671–2 to settle in London, working initially on projects for the Guildhall and for the Royal College of Physicians. In England, he mainly painted large town views and hunting scenes without figures, but he was also known to paint portraits. Hondius’s biographer, the painter Jacob Campo Weyerman, later described the artist as ‘a great man in his profession but quite unfortunate in his temperament which was not well served by his behavior … he left for England with someone else’s wife with whom he lived as his genuine spouse.’

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Lapdog, published by John Smith, after  Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond) - NPG D11843

Lapdog

published by John Smith, after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
mezzotint, circa 1683-1729
NPG D11843

Dog Sitting, published by John Smith, after  Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond) - NPG D11884

Dog Sitting

published by John Smith, after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
mezzotint, circa 1683-1729
NPG D11884

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond), by and published by John Smith, after  Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond) - NPG D35943

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)

by and published by John Smith, after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
mezzotint, 1689
NPG D35943

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond), by and published by John Smith, after  Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond) - NPG D35944

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)

by and published by John Smith, after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
mezzotint, 1689
NPG D35944

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond), by and published by John Smith, after  Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond) - NPG D3069

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)

by and published by John Smith, after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
mezzotint, 1689
NPG D3069

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond), by and published by John Smith, after  Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond) - NPG D3070

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)

by and published by John Smith, after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
mezzotint, 1689
NPG D3070

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond), by and published by John Smith, after  Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond) - NPG D3071

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)

by and published by John Smith, after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
mezzotint, 1689
NPG D3071

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond), by and published by John Smith, after  Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond) - NPG D3072

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)

by and published by John Smith, after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
mezzotint, 1689
NPG D3072

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond), by and published by John Smith, after  Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond) - NPG D3073

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)

by and published by John Smith, after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
mezzotint, 1689
NPG D3073

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond), by and published by John Smith, after  Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond) - NPG D11499

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)

by and published by John Smith, after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
mezzotint, 1689
NPG D11499

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond), by and published by John Smith, after  Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond) - NPG D18615

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)

by and published by John Smith, after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
mezzotint, 1689
NPG D18615

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond), by Thomas Chambers (Chambars), after  Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond) - NPG D30423

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)

by Thomas Chambers (Chambars), after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D30423

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Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)

by and published by John Smith, after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
mezzotint, 1689
NPG D19371

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