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 Jordaens

 (1593 - 1678)
Jacob Jordaens was active/lived in Flemish, Belgium.  Jacob Jordaens is known for portrait, genre, banquet, religious.

Jacob Jordaens

    YOR-dunz    click to hear

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.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Jacob Jordaens

Born:  1593 - Antwerp, Belgium
Died:   1678
Known for:  portrait, genre, banquet, religious