(1593 - 1678)
Jacob Jordaens was active/lived in Flemish, Belgium. Jacob Jordaens is known for portrait, genre, banquet, religious.
The following text was written and submitted by Jean Ershler Schatz, artist and researcher of Laguna Woods, California:
Jacob Jordaens was born in Antwerp, Belgium in 1593. In 1607 he entered the studio of Adam van Noort, whose daughter he later married. In 1615 he became a member of the Guild of Saint Luke, and in 1621, its President. He painted only a few portraits, among them his well-known self-portraits. For the most part he worked on large and ambitious decorative projects, employing a staff of students and assistants.
Born in another age or in another country, Jordaens might have been considered a great painter. But Vermeer, Rembrandt, Rubens and Van Dyck were al ... Displaying 750 of 1315 characters.