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Jacob Jordaens: The Daughters of Cecrops Finding the Child Erichtonius, 1617
Photograph by Martin Beek, Creative Commons licensed


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Jacob Jordaens

[Flemish Baroque Era Painter, 1593-1678]

• Relationships: Studied under Adam van Noort.
Jordaens' students included Johann Boeckhorst.
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Original works by Jacob Jordaens available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteJacob Jordaens at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Job, ca.1620

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
10 works by Jordaens

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
5 works online by Jordaens

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
The Holy Family, ca.1614-17
The Judgment of Paris, ca.1620-25

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
See the "Flanders 17th century" section

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Meleager and Atalante, 1618 (Zoom)

Notable SiteJacob Jordaens at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Holy Family with Saint Anne (?) and a Maidservant

Notable SiteJacob Jordaens at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Jesus Driving the Merchants from the Temple

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
6 paintings

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
A Young Cavalier Executing a Levade in the Presence of Mars and Mercury
As the Old Sing, So the Young Pipe

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteRoyal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Many works online

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina

Akademie der Bildenden Künst, Vienna (in German)  

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
An Oracle (Thetis and Achilles Before the Oracle)

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
The God Pan playing the Flute (fragment)

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
The head of a peasant

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Jupiter, Io, and Juno

Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina

Bonnefanten Museum, Netherlands
(to switch to English, click "english" at the top of the page)
3 portraits online

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, UK
The Nativity

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Painting of a Family Group

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

CODART - Dutch and Flemish paintings in the Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu
1 painting by Jacob Jordaens (inventory number 0004)

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
9 works by or related to the artist

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "J"

Le Musée Ingres, Montauban, France (in French)  
Click on the artist name, then on the artwork title to view the work

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, Florida
The Judgment of Paris, ca.1620-25

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Portrait of Elizabeth Jordaens, Daughter of the Artist

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Two Studies of the Head of an Old Man with a Beard, ca.1630

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
Mercure et Argus

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
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Le Christ en croix

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
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Connais-toi toi-mÍme

Museumslandschaft Hessen, Germany (in German)  

Narodna Galerija (National Gallery), Ljubljana, Slovenia (in Slovenian)  

National Brukenthal Museum, Romania
2 paintings online

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Study of a Peasant's head

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Mercury and Argus

National Museum in Warsaw, Poland (in Polish)  
See the Flash presentation on the page: rollover + scroll thumbnails

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
The Flight of Lot and His Family from Sodom, ca.1618-20

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Lille, France (in French)  
La Tentation de sainte Madeleine

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
Boaz, ca.1641/42
Ruth and Naomi, ca.1641/42

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
The Allegory of Fertility

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
Drawing for The Allegory of Fertility

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Suffer the Little Children to Come Unto Me, 1615-16

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
An Unknown Woman

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
St Christopher carrying the Christ Child, ca.1630

Virtual Uffizi
Portrait of a Lady

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Saint Christopher Carrying the Christ Child

Flemish Art Collection, Belgium
As the Old Sang, the Young Play Pipes, 1638

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  
Various works, mostly by Jacob Jordaens

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  
More works by Jordaens

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJacob Jordaens at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJacob Jordaens at The Artchive  
Satyr and Peasant, ca.1620-21

Notable SiteJacob Jordaens in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Jacob Jordaens at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

Olga's Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jacob Jordaens  
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

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