Jacob Jordaens

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Style: Baroque

Place: Antwerp

Born: 1593

Death: 1678

Nationality: Belgium

Biography:

Jacob Jordaens (19 May 1593 - 18 October 1678) was one of three Flemish Baroque painters, along with Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony van Dyck, to bring prestige to the Antwerp school of painting. Unlike those contemporaries he never traveled abroad to study Italian painting, and his career is marked by an indifference to their intellectual and courtl...