He made many title pages, maps and book illustrations for books published in Amsterdam. A print of a Putto blowing bubbles is one of his artworks. The meaning of the bubbles is that life is short.
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- Gilliam van der Gouwen at Ecartico
- Gilliam van der Gouwen at the Netherlands Institute for Art History
- Gezeten putto die bellen blaast, Gilliam van der Gouwen, naar Jan Hoogsaat, 1670 - ca. 1740 at the Rijksmuseum (in Dutch)