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JORDAENS, Jacob (1593 - 1678), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JORDAENS, Jacob (1593 - 1678), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 19 May 1593, in Antwerp; died 18 October 1678, in Antwerp.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. Historical subjects, religious subjects, mythological subjects, allegorical subjects, genre scenes, portraits, interiors. Wall decorations, designs for tapestries.

[not available online]Jacob Jordaens was the eldest of the eleven children of Jacques Jordaens, a cloth merchant in Antwerp, with a factory in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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