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Jongh, Eddy de

    Full Name: Jongh, Eddy de

    Gender: male

    Date Born: unknown

    Date Died: unknown

    Home Country/ies: Netherlands

    Subject Area(s): iconography


    One of the chief exponents of the iconographic interpretation of Dutch art emphasizing particularly that many seventeenth-century Dutch genre paintings were intended to have symbolic or emblematic meaning (Simiolus, 1968).

    Selected Bibliography

    and Luijten, Ger. Mirror of Everyday Life: Genreprints in the Netherlands, 1550-1700. Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum, 1997; “Erotica in vogelperspectief.” Simiolus 3 (1968): 22-72.


    Burke, Peter. “Introduction: Carlo Ginzburg, Detective.” The Enigma of Piero: Piero della Francesca. London: Verso, 1985, p. 3.


    "Jongh, Eddy de." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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