Jacob Denys (II)

painter, court painter
South Netherlandish, Italian
Antwerp (city) 1644/1644-07-29
baptized 1644-07-29 (Rombouts/van Lerius 1872/1961, vol. 2, p. 469, note 2)
Mantua (place) 1700-08-21/1700
after 21 August 1700 (Saur 2000)
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Frans Denys and Martina Vleckhamers; nephew of Jacob Denys I; married to Isabella Librechts (widow of Antonio Stevens), in Antwerp on 9 May 1691 (Hemeldonck 2007 S-1287)
See also
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Venetië 1666
    Houbraken 1721; Saur 2000
  • Rome 1666
    Houbraken 1721; Saur 2000
  • Napels 1666
    Saur 2000
  • Bologna (stad) 1666
    Saur 2000
  • Mantua (plaats) 1666 - 1671
    Houbraken 1721; Saur 2000
  • Florence 1672
    Houbraken 1721; at the court of Cosimo III de'Medici (Saur 2000)
  • Sabbioneta 1672
    Saur 2000
  • Venetië 1674
    Saur 2000
  • Mantua (plaats) 1675
    Saur 2000
  • Antwerpen (stad) 1679-09-18 - 1693
    ‘wijnmeester’ (son of a master) in the Guild of St. Luke in Antwerp between 18 September 1679 and 18 September 1680 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol. 2, p. 469); inMay 1691 he married Isabella Librechts in Antwerp; van Hemeldonck 2007 lists a couple of business documents from which it becomes clear that the couple was financially very well off, although the same could be said of his father François (van Hemeldonck 2007)
  • Brussel 1680 - 1682
    active for Allessandro Farnese (Saur 2000)
  • Mantua (plaats) 1697 - 1700
    Saur 2000
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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 (genre), portrait, history (genre)
oil paint
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Creation date: 1991-12-03; Last modified date: 2023-05-16


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