(1584 - 1635)
Jan Tengnagel was active/lived in Netherlands. Jan Tengnagel is known for religious and allegorical painting.
Biography Jan Tengnagel
Jan Tengnagel (1584-1635)
A Dutch master, he was a highly reputed figure on the Amsterdam art scene in his time. A sojourn to Rome in 1608 is documented. During his last decade - he was wealthy, - most of his time was dedicated to the Guild. Characteristic aspects of his style are the richly folded draperies, the expressive poses and gestures of the figures, the dense type of foliage, the particular kind of clouds, the saturated execution altogether. The patriarchal figure of the turbaned protagonist recurs in several of his works.
On the base of a handful of signed and dated works, Tengnagel's oeuvre comprises now some two dozen paintings, several formerly misattributed to Lastman. Th
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