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Jacob Adriaensz. Backer

Monogram
JAB
JAB. (JAB interlaced, ill. in Wurzbach 1906)
Permutation
ABJ
Qualifications
painter, draftsman
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Harlingen 1608-08-27/1608-12-31
between 27 Augustus and 31 December
Deceased
Amsterdam 1651-08-27
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
uncle of Adriaen Backer
See also
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Amsterdam 1611 - 1627
    moved in 1611 with his father and stephmother to Amsterdam
  • Leeuwarden 1627 - 1632
    together with Govert Flinck pupil of Lambert Jacobsz.
  • Amsterdam 1633 - 1651
  • Vlissingen
    temporarely in Vlissingen in the late 1630s
born in
active in
died in
Subjects
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.
animal painting (genre), nude figure, portrait, landscape (as genre), history (as a genre), fruit piece, group portrait, mythology, allegory
There were fruit still-lifes in the inventory of his brother (Willigen/Meijer 2003).
Medium/technique
oil paint
Komt voor in
archief Lia de Bruyn
Entered on: 1991-11-20; Modification on: 2018-10-21

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