NYPOORT, Justus van den
(b. ca. 1625, Utrecht, d. after 1692)


Dutch painter and engraver. He was a pupil of Pieter van Portengen (active 1624-1643) in 1639. He was the dean of St Marie. In 1672 he went to Slavonia with Jan van Bunnick and Andr. de Wit, and then went to Austria. He worked for a long time in Prague and in Olmütz.

Around 1683 he worked in the Jesuit printing house in Nagyszombat (Trnava, Slovakia). In 1686 a geometry textbook by Burckhard von Birkenstein, colonel of military engineers in Gyõr Castle, was published with over a hundred engravings by van den Nypoort.

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