Jacob Jordaens and Spain
Matias Diaz Pardon
- Pages: 648 p.
- Size:240 x 280 mm
- Illustrations:550 col.
- Publication Year:2019
- € 240,00 EXCL. VAT RETAIL PRICE
- ISBN: 978-84-948585-3-6
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 is a welcome addition to the body of literature on Jacob Jordaens (1593–1678)” (Michel Ceuterick, in Historians of Netherlandish Art, December 2019)
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.
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.
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
Mythology and History (19-53)
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)
Brief Chronology of Jordaens's Life
Index of Names
Rights and Photographic Credits