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painter, court painter
Born
Hamburg 1624-12-17
According to Lungagnini most probably identical with Georg Albert Jacobsz, who was baptized 19 December 1624 in Hamburg (Lungagnini 1970, p.11). According to Bakker, he was born two days before his baptism, on December 17 (Bakker 2008A, p. 195).
Deceased
Leeuwarden 1685
c. 1685 (Bakker 2008A, p. 185); Hendrik Carré (Jacobsz's pupil) told Houbraken that Jacobsz died in 1685 (Houbraken 1719, p. 50, 1721, p. 383).
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Married 19 September 1648 to Lysbeth Wolkner/Wolckenaer (born ca. 1623) in Amsterdam. Brother of the painters Conrad and Lourens Jacobsz, who lived in Amsterdam (Saur 2013, p. 100)
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court painter to Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz in Leeuwarden (Houbraken 1719, p. 50; Thieme/Becker 1925, p. 258; Saur 2013, p. 100). According to Houbraken he received several commissions from Steven Wolters (Houbraken 1719, p. 49).
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  • Amsterdam 1648
    On September 19, 1648 he married Lijsbeth Wolckner in Amsterdam; in the marriage certificate he is called a painter (Gemeente Amsterdam, Stadsarchief, Ondertrouwregister, archiefnummer 5001, inventarisnummer 466, blad p.133)
  • Antwerpen
    According to Houbraken, he was a pupil of Frans Snijders in Antwerp (Houbraken 1719, p. 49-50; Bakker 2008A, p. 195).
  • Hamburg 1651 - 1653
    According to Bakker, he returned to Hamburg after his apprenticeship in Antwerp (Bakker 2008A, p. 195). The inventory of Pieter van Melder (art dealer in Amsterdam) shows that Juriaen Jacobsz lived in Hamburg on March 12, 1651 (Bakker 2008, p. 210). In 1653 his first daughter is baptized in Hamburg (Bakker 2008, p. 210; Lungagnini 1970, p. 13).
  • Amsterdam 1660 - 1664
    According to Bakker, he settled in Amsterdam (Bakker 2008A, p. 197). He was in Amsterdam in 1660, when he was a witness when Machiel Dabij (merchant from Ghent) drew up his will (Bakker 2008A, p. 197). But he may have been in Amsterdam for a few years by then. On August 28, 1660, Harmen Jansz (merchant from Hamburg) goes to a notary in Amsterdam with a complaint about Jacobsz. Harmen Jansz says that he apprenticed his son a few years earlier with Jacobsz, but that he was neglected there (Bakker 2008, p. 51). In Amsterdam Jacobsz got into financial problems. On June 25, 1664, he promised his creditors that he would hand over all his income to them. Shortly afterwards he went to Leeuwarden (Bakker 2008A, p. 195).
  • Leeuwarden 1665 - 1685
    According to Bakker, he was active in Leeuwarden from 1665 until his death (c. 1685). On October 30, 1665 he owed Pieter Metz rent for a house in Leeuwarden (Bakker 2008A, p. 195). Hendrik Carré told Houbraken that Jacobsz was court painter in Leeuwarden to Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz (Houbraken 1719, p. 50; Thieme/Becker 1925, p. 258; Saur 2013, p. 100).
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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.
genre, landscape (as genre), hunting scene, portrait, kitchen piece (still life), game piece (still life), animal painting (genre), history (as a genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-01-11; Last modified date: 2022-04-07

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