Jacob Isaacsz. van Swanenburg

North Netherlandish
Leiden 1571-04-21
Utrecht 1638-10-16
died during a visit to Utrecht (Ekkart 1998, p. 127); buried 17 Oktober 1638
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Isaac Claesz. van Swanenburg, brother of Claes en Willem van Swanenburg
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Leiden
  • Venetië 1591
    left for Italy c. 1591
  • Rome
  • Napels 1596 - 1615
    c. 1596; married in Napels on 28 November 1599 to Margaretha De Cardone; sold paintings directly from his workshop; was prosecuted in 1608 by the Neapolitan Curia for displaying paintings depicting scenes of witchcraft in his shop (Osnabrugge 2015, p. 26)
  • Leiden 1616
  • Napels 1617
    went back to Naples to fetch his wife and children (Ekkart 1998, p. 127)
  • Leiden 1618 - 1638
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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.
architecture (genre), history (as a genre), portrait, Christian religious scene
An archival resource prooves that Van Swanenburg also worked as a portraitist (Ekkart 1998, p. 128).
oil paint
zoon van Isaac, broer van Claes en Willem van Swanenburgh
Entered on: 1992-01-26; Modification on: 2017-03-30


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