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Jacob Jordaens

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

Jacob Jordaens

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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.

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About  Jacob Jordaens

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