DE JODE Pieter II
(Antwerp 1606 – c. 1675)
Engraver and Flemish publisher, third son of Pieter de Jode I, of whom he was a pupil in drawing and engraving.
In 1628 he was admitted to the Guild of San Luca in Antwerp. With his father he sojourned in Paris between 1631 and 1632. Back in Antwerp, he married Justa Galle, daughter of Philip Galle, famous engraver and publisher, and widow of Adriaen Collaert, well-known Flemish engraver in his turn. He collaborated with Anthony Van Dick with several plates for Iconography, a collection of portraits of Europe’s most famous artists and characters of his time. On the basis of this collaboration he has accompanied Van Dyck several times in England. He then moved to Brussels where he also worked as a publisher.