Jacob Jordaens

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Style: Baroque

Place: Antwerp

Born: 1593

Death: 1678

Nationality: Belgium

Biography:

Jacob (Jacques) Jordaens (19 May 1593 – 18 October 1678) was a Flemish painter, draughtsman and tapestry designer known for his history paintings, genre scenes and portraits. After Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony van Dyck, he was the leading Flemish Baroque painter of his day. Unlike those contemporaries he never travelled abroad to study Italian pai...

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