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Jacob Jordaens

(1593-1678)

Biography


Jacob Jordaens, a Flemish artist, was born in 1593 into the family of an Antwerp linen merchant. He was the pupil of Adam van Noort (since 1607), under whom Rubens had studied briefly. Later Jordaens married van Noort’s daughter, Catharina. In 1615, he joined the St. Lukas Guild and, in 1621, became its deacon. Read Jacob Jordaens's Full Biography

Jacob Jordaens. Christ Comes as a Gardener to Three Marys. Christ Comes as a Gardener to Three Marys. c.1615. Oil on wood. Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Self-Portrait with Parents, Brothers, and Sisters. Self-Portrait with Parents, Brothers, and Sisters. c.1615. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. The Return of the Holy Family from Egypt. The Return of the Holy Family from Egypt. c.1616. Oil on oak. Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Madonna and Child Wreathed with Flowers. Madonna and Child Wreathed with Flowers. c.1618. Flowers painted by Andris Daniels in 19th century. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Head of an Old Woman. Head of an Old Woman. c.1620. Oil on wood. Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nancy, France. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. The Satyr and the Farmer's Family. The Satyr and the Farmer's Family. After 1620. Oil on canvas-covered panel. Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. The Artist and His Family in a Garden. The Artist and His Family in a Garden. c.1621. Oil on canvas. Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Allegory of Fertility. Allegory of Fertility. c.1622. Oil on canvas. Musée des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Ferry Boat to Antwerp. Ferry Boat to Antwerp. c.1623. Oil on canvas. Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Portrait of a Man. Portrait of a Man. c.1624. Oil on wood. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Pan and Syrinx. Pan and Syrinx. c.1625. Oil on canvas. Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. The Four Evangelists. The Four Evangelists. c.1625. Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris, France. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Ulysses in the Cave of Polyphemus. Ulysses in the Cave of Polyphemus. 1630s. Oil on canvas. The Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow, Russia. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. The Veneration of the Eucharist. The Veneration of the Eucharist. c.1630. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. The Bean King. The Bean King. c.1638. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Neptune Creates the Horse. Neptune Creates the Horse. c.1640-1650. Oil on canvas. Palazzo Pitti, Galleria Palatina, Florence, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Portrait of a 73-year-old Man. Portrait of a 73-year-old Man. 1641. Oil on canvas. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Lugano-Castagnola, Switzerland. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Portrait of an Elderly Gentleman. Portrait of an Elderly Gentleman. c.1641. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. The Supper at Emmaus. The Supper at Emmaus. c.1645/65. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. An Offering to Ceres. An Offering to Ceres. . Oil on canvas. Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Pieta. Pieta. . Oil on canvas. Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. The Purification of the Temple. The Purification of the Temple. . Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris, France. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. The King Drinks; Celebration of the Feast of the Epiphany. The King Drinks; Celebration of the Feast of the Epiphany. . Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris, France. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Holy Women at the Sepulchre. Holy Women at the Sepulchre. . An early picture of the artist. Oil on canvas. Alte Meister Gallerie, Dresden, Germany. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Satyr and Girl with a Basket of Fruit. Satyr and Girl with a Basket of Fruit. . Oil on oak. Alte Meister Gallerie, Dresden, Germany. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Cupid and Sleeping Nymphs. Cupid and Sleeping Nymphs. . Oil on canvas. 167 x 161. Kiev Museum of Western Art, Kiev, Ukraine. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. The Rape of Europe. The Rape of Europe. . Oil on canvas, 172.1 x 190 cm. Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France. Read Note. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. The Rape of Europa. Detail. The Rape of Europa. Detail. . Oil on canvas, 172.1 x 190 cm. Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. The Rape of Europa. Detail. The Rape of Europa. Detail. . Oil on canvas, 172.1 x 190 cm. Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Study of Cows. Study of Cows. . Oil on canvas, 66 x 82 cm. Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France. [Order a Print]
Jacob Jordaens. Satyr and the Farmer's Family. Satyr and the Farmer's Family. . Oil on canvas. Szepmuveseti Muzeum, Budapest, Hungary. Read Note. [Order a Print]
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