Joachim Beuckelaer

painter, draftsman
South Netherlandish
Antwerp 1533
ca. 1533 (Van der Willigen/Meijer 2003); ca. 1534 (Porzio 1998-1999)
Antwerp 1575
according to Saur 1995 around 1574
Family relationships
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nephew of Pieter Aertsen
See also
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painted staffage in the portraits of Moro and in the landscapes of Van Dalem (Saur 1995)
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1561 - 1570
dated works from this period (Saur 1995); according to Saur 1995 the two monogrammed works from 1574 are not entirely certainly from his hand
Active in
  • Antwerpen 1560 - 1575
    ‘wijnmeester’ (son of a master) in the Guild of St. Luke in Antwerp in 1560 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
born in
active in
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.
allegory, genre, history (as a genre), Christian religious scene, still life, fruit piece, market still life, kitchen piece (still life), landscape (as genre)
His still lifes are mainly kitchen- and market scenes; one of the still lifes without figures ascribed to him, unique in his oeuvre, is in The Hague; a slaughtered pig from 1563 in Cologne, is the earliest dated example of this theme (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 37).
oil paint
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Creation date: 1991-11-21; Last modified date: 2020-08-17


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