Jacob de Backer

painter, draftsman
South Netherlandish
Antwerp 1540/1555
c. 1540-1555 (Saur 1992, p. 170)
Antwerp 1591/1599
before 1600 (Saur 1992, p. 170)
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  • Antwerpen
    was trained in Antwerp (Saur 1992, p. 170).
  • Florence 1560 - 1567
    c. 1560-1567, after the completion of his training (Saur 1992, p. 170)
  • Antwerpen 1567 - 1591
    He painted a portrait of Abbot Jacobus del Rio on an altarpiece for the Abbey Baudeloo (Saur 1992, p. 170). His last known work is dated 1591.
born in
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died in
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.
history (as a genre), Christian religious scene
oil paint
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