In the seventeenth century, the Antwerp-born painter Peter Snayers (1592-1667), known for his panoramic battle scenes, was 'extremement bien renommez'. In Het Gulden Cabinet vande edel vry schilder const (1661) artist-biographer Cornelis De Bie devoted a six-page laudatory poem ...Read more
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In 1618, approximately a year after he had enrolled as a master painter in the Guild of St Luke, the Flemish Baroque master Jacob Jordaens (1593-1678) and his wife bought two adjoining houses located to the rear of the houses in Hoogstraat, Antwerp. In 1639, the couple acquired a ...Read more
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