Flemish Artist

Jacob Jordaens | Baroque Era painter ⁽²⁾

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 painting**, and his career is marked by an indifference to their intellectual and courtly aspirations.

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