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Jacob Jordaens and Spain

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648 p., 550 colour ill., 240 x 280 mm, 2019
ISBN: 978-84-948585-3-6
Languages: English
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In these pages the reader will find out about Jordaens work method, his sources of inspiration and the solutions he chose for the commissions that he carried out.

This monograph is dedicated to the painter Jacob Jordaens (Antwerp,1593-1678) and his relationship with Spain. This book is a catalogue raisonné of the painter’s preserved works that have had a long and close link with the Court and Spanish patrons, both inside and outside of Spain. His paintings and designs are contemplated in this book in a deep and detailed way. In these pages the reader will find out about Jordaens work method, his sources of inspiration and the solutions he chose for the commissions that he carried out.

Dr. Matías Díaz Padrón is a member of the Spanish Faculty of Museum Curators, and was Head of the Flemish and Dutch paintings department at the Prado Museum for more than 40 years. His doctoral thesis was focused on the Flemish paintings in Spain and he subsequently became a specialist in the field. Nowadays, he is considered one of the most renowned Flemish art experts worldwide. He has written around 500 academic publications to date.

Table of Contents

Jacob Jordaens and Spain

The triumphal arch of the Cardinal-Infante in Antwerp

Torre de la Parada

Alcazar of Madrid

Works by Jordaens in the Bourbon era

Nobles and clergymen with works by Jordaens in the 17th and 18th centuries

Jordaens and the 19th century

Jordaens in the 20th century

Tapestries and nobility in Spain

The themes of Jordaens's works linked to Spain

Clarifications and conjecture

Influence of Jordaens on Spanish painting

Jordaens, criticism and Spanish historical sources

 

Jacob Jordaens and Spain: Catalogue of Paintings

List of Works by Jacob Jordaens Linked to Spain

Religion (1-18)

Mythology and History (19-53)

Portraits (54-56)

Genre (57-61)

Tapestries (T. l-T.48)

The Life of Achilles: Jordaens's Tapestry Designs (T.1-T.3)

Series: History of Alexander the Great (T.4-T.15)

Series: The Riding School (T.16-T.27)

Scenes from Country Life or The Art of Hunting as Entertainment for the Game of Love (T.28-T.30)

Jordaens and the Proverbs Series (T.31-T.48)

A. Copies (A.1-A.10)

B. Documented Original Paintings by Jordaens (B.l-B.19)

C. Documented Copies of Paintings by Jordaens (C.1-C.2)

D. Works Erroneously Attributed to Jacob Jordaens (D.l-D.18)

 

Addenda (1-4)

Brief Chronology of Jordaens's Life

Documentary Appendices

Bibliography

Index of Names

Rights and Photographic Credits

Interest Classification:
Fine Arts & Performing Arts
Art History (general)
Baroque art history

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