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Jordaens, Jacob

Born: 1593 AD
Died: 1678 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Painters

1593 – Born on the 19th of May.

1616 – He studied under Adam van Noort. A marriage to his master’s daughter, the year after his admission to the guild of painters, prevented him from visiting Rome.

         – Jordaens is second to Rubens alone in their special department of the Flemish school.  

1678 – Died of the mysterious Antwerp disease on the 18th of October, which on the same day also killed his unmarried daughter Elizabeth, who lived with him.