Abraham Jacobus Wendel

Dutch (1826–1915)

About the artist:

Abraham Jacobus Wendel was a Dutch lithographer, draughtsman and scientific botanical and palentological illustrator using the signature AW and A.J. Wendel. Wendel was born in 1826 in Leiden, the son of Jacobus Cornelis Wendel (1796-1860) and Johanna Vegt (1801-1869). In 1849 he married Jannetje Koolen (1826-1904) and had six children, including Abraham Jacobus Johannes Wendel (Leiden, 9 July 1854 - 3 April 1930), who became a lithographer and botanical artist in his own right, using signature AJJW. His father Abraham Jacobus Wendel created the botanical illustrations for many books and scientific journal articles. He was a lithographer with the printing house Arntz & Co. in Leiden, and made the illustrations for W. H. De Vriese et al. Descriptions et figures des plantes nouvelles et rares (1847). In 1887 he worked with Boek- en steendrukkerij P.W.M. Trap in Leiden: both Wendel and Trap are acknowledged in volumes 6 and 7 of the Annales du Jardin botanique de Buitenzorg.

Abraham Jacobus Wendel

Dutch (1826–1915)

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About the artist:

Abraham Jacobus Wendel was a Dutch lithographer, draughtsman and scientific botanical and palentological illustrator using the signature AW and A.J. Wendel. Wendel was born in 1826 in Leiden, the son of Jacobus Cornelis Wendel (1796-1860) and

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