(c.1533 - c.1574)
Joachim Beuckelaer was active/lived in Flemish, Belgium. Joachim Beuckelaer is known for painting.
Biography Joachim Beuckelaer
Joachim Beuckelaer (c.1533-c.1574)
He was a Flemish painter specialising in market and kitchen scenes.
Beuckelaer was born in Antwerp and learned to paint in the workshop of his uncle, Pieter Aertsen, best known for his market and kitchen scenes, genres which Beuckelaar continued to paint when he established himself as an independent master in 1560.
His scenes, like Aertsen's, often incorporate biblical episodes into the background. His Four Elements series, acquired by the National Gallery, London in 2001, exemplifies this on a large scale. Water, for example, shows a fish market selling twelve kinds of fish, representing the twelve disciples of Jesus. Through an archway in the backgrou
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