Jacques Franckaert (I)

painter, draftsman, court painter
South Netherlandish
Antwerp 1549/1550
before 1550 (Thieme/Becker 1916); in March 1601 he is mentioned as being 50 years old (Hoogewerff 1942, p. 10-11)
Rome 1601-09-06
van Hemeldonck 2007
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married to Giovanna del Tronto (Noack 1927); married to Michalea del Tronco (1553-1601) (Saur 2004); father of Jacques Franckart II and Suzanne Francart (born 1584). His daughter married Wenzel Coebergher in Rome.
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  • Antwerpen 1571 - 1586
    master in the Guild of St. Luke, Antwerp in 1571; testified on 12 June 1574 in a probate inventory(van Hemeldonck 2007); still mentioned between 26 September 1585 and 30 September 1586 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
  • Brussel 1582 - 1583
    his son is born there
  • Parijs
    travelled through Paris to Italy (Saur 2004)
  • Rome 1584 - 1601
    lived at Via Babuino, married Giovanna del Tronto (Noack 1927); in 1601 in Via Paolina, together with his wife, his son Jacob (also a painter) and his daughter Susanna, his son-in-law Wezel Coebergher and two boys (Hoogewerff 1942, p. 10-11)
  • Napels 1591
    he is said to have started working here with his future son-in-law Wenzel Coebergher
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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.
Christian religious scene, architecture (genre)
oil paint
Creation date: 1993-12-15; Last modified date: 2021-06-27


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