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17/07/21

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Jacob Jordaens (1593-1678)

Jacob Jordaens è stato un pittore Fiammingo, fra i maggiori del XVII secolo.
Fu allievo, con Pieter Paul Rubens, del pittore manierista Adam Van Noort, grazie al quale fu ammesso alla gilda dei pittori di Anversa.
Suo padre era un commerciante di tessuti o di sete. La famiglia Jordaens apparteneva alla borghesia più agiata: la loro casa si situava nell'Hoogstraat (la via alta), una delle vie più conosciute per il commercio dei panni ad Anversa.
Il 15 maggio 1616 sposò la figlia minore del suo maestro Adam van Noort, Catharina, di quattro anni più anziana. È un matrimonio cattolico da cui nasceranno tre figli: Elisabeth (1617), Jacques (1625) ed Anne Catherine (1629).



26/02/21

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Catharina van Hemessen (1528-1587) | Pittrice Fiamminga del Rinascimento

Catharina van Hemessen | Self-portrait, 1546-48 (detail) | Kuntsmuseum Basel

Catharina van Hemessen è stata una pittrice Fiamminga.
Figlia del pittore Jan Sanders van Hemessen, da cui con ogni probabilità apprese le prime tecniche della pittura, Catharina van Hemessen è la prima pittrice Fiamminga di cui si possa definire con certezza l'opera e la prima pittrice di cui si conosca un autoritratto, l'Autoritratto al cavalletto.


20/07/20

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Modest Huys (1874-1932) | Luminist painter


Modest Huys was a Flemish🎨 Impressionist and Luminist painter.
From a young age, he worked in his father's painting and decorating business and later studied at the "Gentse Nijverheidschool" (Ghent Industrial School).
In 1891 or 1892, he came into contact with Emile Claus🎨, who encouraged his artistic inclinations.


12/01/20

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David Vinckboons (1576-1632) | Pittore del Secolo d'oro Olandese


David Vinckboons o Vingboons o Vinckeboons o Vingbooms è stato un pittore, incisore e disegnatore Olandese del Secolo d'oro.
Appartenne ad una famiglia di artisti di origine fiamminga. Il padre Philip Vinckeboons (m.1601) era un pittore di acquerelli su tela, arte praticata principalmente nella zona di Mechelen, e fu l'unico insegnante di David.
La famiglia si trasferì ad Anversa intorno al 1585. Probabilmente a causa delle guerre di religione nei Paesi Bassi meridionali, si spostò a Middelburg nel 1586 circa, e infine ad Amsterdam dove il padre Philip divenne un cittadino nel 1591.
Il 2 ottobre 1602 David sposò a Leeuwarden Agnieta van Loon, la figlia di un notaio, da cui ebbe dieci figli: sei maschi e quattro femmine. In seguito acquistò una casa ad Amsterdam in Sint-Antoniesbreestraat, come molti altri artisti e pittori.


06/12/19

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Artus Wolffort (1581-1641) | Baroque painter


Artus Wolffort, Artus Wolffaert or Artus Wolffaerts (1581-1641) was a Flemish painter🎨 known mainly for his history paintings depicting religious and mythological scenes.
Wolffort and his work were not well known until the late 1970s and some of his paintings were even classified as early works by Rubens🎨.
His oeuvre was reconstructed from a fully signed work (Esther's Toilet in the Harem of Ahasuerus, original untraced, 10 copies of which one fully signed in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London) and various paintings bearing a monogram.


28/11/19

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Hendrick van Steenwyck II ~ Baroque painter of architectural interiors


Hendrick van Steenwijk the Younger's (1580-1649) early style resembled that of his father, an architecture painter.
He likely spent several years in Antwerp, though he apparently was not enrolled in its painters' guild.
Van Steenwijk's architectural interiors of this period are frequently populated with figures by Jan Brueghel the Elder and other Flemish painters🎨 who worked in Antwerp.


19/10/19

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David Teniers the Younger (1610-1690) | Baroque / Genre painter


David Teniers was the most famous 17th-century painter of peasant life. He enjoyed international popularity in his own lifetime and during the 18th century, especially in France.
Teniers's success was marked by the acquisition of a country house in 1662 and by the grant in 1680 of a patent of nobility.
His work was imitated by many followers, including his son, David Teniers III.


28/07/19

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Joachim Beuckelaer (1533-1575) Genre painter


From an Antwerp family of painters, Beuckelaer trained in the studio of Pieter Aertsen.
In 1560 he became an independent master, and continued to develop themes in painting pioneered by Aertsen, arguably surpassing him in skill.


26/07/19

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Adriaen Brouwer (1605-1638) | Genre painter


Adriaen Brouwer (Oudenaarde, c. 1605 - Antwerp, January 1638) was a Flemish painter🎨 active in Flanders and the Dutch Republic in the first half of the 17th century.
Brouwer was an important innovator of genre painting through his vivid depictions of peasants, soldiers and other 'lower class' individuals engaged in drinking, smoking, card or dice playing, fighting, music making etc. in taverns or rural settings.


05/07/19

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Market painting | Page 3

Constantine Paul Lafargue (1729-1782)


19/04/19

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Market painting | Page 2

Hendrik Martensz Sorgh (Dutch Baroque Era painter, ca.1611-1670)


22/03/19

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Adam de Coster (1586-1643) | Card players by candlelight

In the absence of signed and documented works by Flemish painter🎨 Adam De Coster (1586-1643), all attributions have been based on Lucas Vorsterman's engraving after a lost original entitled "The Trick-trak player".
The present painting, which was also engraved by Vorsterman, shares a number of similarities with this key, lost work.
Both compositions are multi-figural and lit by candlelight, with a figure in the foreground partially shading the light source.
The artist adopts a low viewpoint in both paintings which means that the table-tops are hardly visible.



08/03/19

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Abraham Brueghel (1631-1690)

Abraham Brueghel è stato un pittore Fiammingo.
Appartenente alla celebre dinastia dei Brueghel - era figlio di Jan il Giovane e nipote di Jan Brueghel dei Velluti; il suo bisnonno era il celebre Pieter Bruegel il Vecchio, Abraham Brueghel trascorse, al contrario dei suoi famigliari, quasi tutta la vita in Italia, dove giunse nel 1649.
Abraham dipinse quasi solo composizioni di fiori; la sua prima commissione importante fu quella per il nobile messinese Antonio Ruffo, un raffinatissimo collezionista che fu il primo italiano a richiedere un'opera di Rembrandt.



31/01/19

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Rubens | Portrait of Susanna Lunden, 1622


This painting is one of the most famous by Peter Paul Rubens🎨 (Flemish Baroque Era painter, 1577-1640) in the Collection of the National Gallery, London.
The title 'Le Chapeau de Paille' (meaning The Straw Hat) was first used in the 18th century. In fact the hat is not straw; 'paille' may be an error for 'poil', which is the French word for felt.
The hat, which shades the face of the sitter, is the most prominent feature of the painting.
The portrait is probably of Susanna Lunden, born Susanna Fourment, third daughter of Daniel Fourment, an Antwerp tapestry and silk merchant. Her younger sister Helena became Rubens's second wife in 1630.


28/10/18

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Peter Paul Rubens | Study of Two Heads, 1609

Artist: Peter Paul Rubens🎨 (Flemish Baroque Era painter, 1577-1640)
Title: Study of Two Heads
Date: ca. 1609
Medium: oil on panel
Dimensions: Height: 69.9 cm (27.5 in); Width: 52.1 cm (20.5 in)
Current location: Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Rubens painted studies of heads after live models and artistic sources, creating a cast of characters that served in turn as models for figures in religious and mythological works.



03/03/18

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Ambrosius Benson (1495-1550)

Ambrogio Benzone, o Ambrosius Benson in fiammingo, è stato un pittore italiano, di origine lombarda, attivo a Bruges.
Si ignorano la data precisa e il luogo della nascita, che si ipotizza sia avvenuta nei dintorni di Milano, per via del nome Ambrogio. Dovette trasferirsi piuttosto giovane a Bruges nelle Fiandre, proveniente dalla Lombardia.
Inizialmente fu allievo del pittore Gerard David, dal quale venne profondamente influenzato, ma i rapporti con il suo maestro dovettero successivamente guastarsi ed è documentata una causa intentata dal Benzone contro di lui.
Nel 1518 aveva preso la cittadinanza di Bruges, modificando il suo nome con quello di Ambrosius Benson, con il quale firmò tutte le sue opere e nel 1519 venne ammesso nella gilda cittadina degli artisti e pittori. Fu membro per tre volte del consiglio della città.



26/02/18

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Rubens | Nicolaas Rubens Wearing a Coral Neckless, 1619


Title: Nicolaas Rubens Wearing a Coral Neckless.
Date: 1619.
Author: Peter Paul Rubens (8 June 1577 - 30 May 1640).
Medium: Black and red chalk, heightened with white chalk.
Current location: Albertina, Vienna.

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Peter Paul Rubens | Mars and Rhea Silvia, 1617


Mars and Rhea Silvia is a 1617 painting by Peter Paul Rubens ⎆, now in the Liechtenstein Museum in Vienna. It shows Mars's rape of Rhea Silvia, which resulted in the birth of Romulus and Remus, founders of Rome.


26/12/17

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Robert Campin (1375-1444)


Robert Campin (c. 1375 - 26 April 1444), now usually identified with the Master of Flémalle (earlier the Master of the Merode Triptych, before the discovery of three other similar panels), was the first great master of Flemish** and Early Netherlandish painting. Campin's identity and the attribution of the paintings in both the "Campin" and "Master of Flémalle" groupings have been a matter of controversy for decades.


21/10/17

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Jean Bellegambe | Renaissance painter


Jehan Bellegambe or Jean Bellegambe (sometimes Belgamb or Belganb) (ca. 1470 - ca. June 1535-March 1536) was a French-speaking Flemish painter of religious paintings, triptychs and polyptychs, the most important of which are now held at Douai, Arras, Aix, Lille, Saint Petersburg and Chicago.
He was known as the 'master of colours' for the transparency and interplay of his colours.
He is known as Jehan Bellegambe the elder to distinguish him from his descendents who were also called Jehan.