Jan Breughel (II)

painter, draftsman
South Netherlandish
Antwerp 1601-09/1601-09-13
baptized on 13 September 1601
Antwerp 1678-09-01
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Jan Brueghel I and Isabella de Jode (1578-1603) ; married in Antwerp on 5 July 1626 with Anna Maria Janssens, daughter of Abraham Janssens; father of Clara Eugenia Isabella, Sara Maria, Jan Peeter, Ambrosius, Philips, Ferdinand, Abraham and Jan Baptist Brueghel
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  • Milaan 1622
    went to Milan on his father's wishes, to enter the service of Cardinal Federico Borromeo: probably scenting freedom from his father's pressure, he went to Genoa instead and became friends with the De Wael's and Anthony van Dyck (Stoesser-Johnston 2018, vol.1 p. 41).
  • Genua 1623
  • Valletta (Malta) 1623
  • Palermo 1624 - 1625
    at the same time as Van Dyck (Stoesser-Johnston 2018, vol.1, p. 41)
  • Parijs 1625
  • Antwerpen 1625 - 1678
    short visits to Paris in the 1650s (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 54)
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
landscape (as genre), still life, winter landscape, flower piece, animal painting (genre), architecture (genre), fruit piece
he was a painstaking and slow worker; defining the scope of his oeuvre is problematic (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 55)
oil paint
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Creation date: 1991-11-25; Last modified date: 2020-11-03


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