Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Jacob Grimmer

 (1526 - 1589)
Jacob Grimmer was active/lived in Flemish.  Jacob Grimmer is known for Landscape painting.

Biography   Jacob Grimmer


A native of Antwerp, where he was active all his life, Jacob Grimmer's reputation had spread across the Alps as early as 1550, when he was acclaimed by Vasari as one of the best landscape painters of his day.  This praise was later echoed by Karel van Mander who claimed not to know another artist more 'outstandingly skilled in landscapes'.

Along with his contemporary Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Grimmer was one of the first painters to depart from the tradition of landscape painting pioneered by Joachim Patinir, in the first half of the 15th century, in favor of more faithful renditions of the Flemish scenery.  His works are characterized by simple portrayals of country life, depicting the Flemish peasantry in a varie   ...  Displaying 750 of 837 characters.

    >   Continue reading about Jacob Grimmer

People viewing  Jacob Grimmer  also view


Salomon van Ruysdael


Jacob Jordaens
    
>  See more artists also viewed by people who viewed Jacob Grimmer


Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

THE MASSACRE OF THE INNOCENTS
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Jacob Grimmer

Consider a subscription!  More info



Summer
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Jacob Grimmer

Consider a subscription!  More info



Summer: A landscape with peasants dipping sheep in a river; Winter: A village scene with peasants felling trees (a pair)
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Jacob Grimmer

Consider a subscription!  More info