Jacques Blondeau (alternative names: Jacomo Blondel, Hansje Blondeau, Jacobus Blondeau, Jean Jacques Blondeau, Jacques Blondel and nickname: Weyman) (Antwerp, 9 May 1655 - Rome, 1698) was a Flemish Baroque engraver who after training in Antwerp spent most of his career in Italy.
He became a member of the Bentvueghels, an association of mainly Dutch and Flemish artists working in Rome. His nickname in the Bentvueghels was Weyman, meaning 'Meadow man'. Blondeau was a very active member of the association and his name appears twice in the history of the Bentvueghels. He wrote his name in red chalk in one of the niches in the church of Santa Costanza where the Bentvueghels used to congregate: jacobus Blondeau / alias de weymyn. His name also appears on a list of members of the Bentvueghels, who were present at the inauguration of the new members Abraham Genoels II, François Moens and Pieter Verbrugghen II. This inauguration is also mentioned by early biographer Arnold Houbraken.
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- Biographical details at the Netherlands Institute for Art History (Dutch)
- Biographical data on Hadrianus
- Information about this event in : Arnold Houbraken, De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen, 1718 (Dutch)
- Michael Huber, Notices générales des graveurs divisés par nations, et des peintres rangés par écoles précédées de l'histoire de la gravure et de la peinture depuis l'origine de ces arts jusqu'à nos jours et suivies d'un catalogue raisonné d'une collection choisie d'estampes par M. Huber; chez J. G. I. Breitkopf, 1787, p. 217 (French)