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JONGHELINCK, Jacques (1530 - 1606), Sculptor, medallist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JONGHELINCK, Jacques (1530 - 1606), Sculptor, medallist, engraver

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Flemish, 16th century, male.

Born 21 October 1530, in Antwerp; died 31 March 1606, in Antwerp.

Sculptor, medallist, engraver. Seals.

Antwerp School.

After a stay in Rome, Jonghelinck returned to Antwerp, where he was appointed sculptor to Philip I in 1563. The tomb of Charles the Reckless, which was constructed in the church of Notre-Dame in Bruges, is considered to be his masterpiece.

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