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ID: 500031967
 
Record Type: Person
Backer, Jacob Adriaensz. (Dutch painter, 1608-1651)

Note: Style was influenced by Rembrandt and Classicism. Known for his portraits, Backer received many important commissions for group portraits; he also was a history painter. His father, a Mennonite baker, left Friesland and settled the family in Amsterdam in 1611. Jacob Backer returned to Friesland in 1627 to study under Lambert Jacobsz.

Names:
Backer, Jacob Adriaensz. (preferred,V,index,LC)
Jacob Adriaensz. Backer (V,display)
Backer, Jakob (V)
Backer, Jacob Adriaensz (V)
Jacob Adriaensz Backer de Oude (V)
Backer, Jacob de (V)
Backer, Jacob (V)
Jacob Backer (V)
Backer, Jakob Adriaensz. (V)
Bakker, Jacob Adriaensz (V)
Backer, Jacob Andriaensz (V)
Backer, Jakob Adriaensz (U)
Bakker, Jacob Adriaensz. (U)

Nationalities:
Dutch (preferred)
Flemish

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
portraitist
printmaker
draftsman

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Harlingen (Friesland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)
Died:  Amsterdam (North Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Jacobsz., Lambert  
..................  (Dutch painter, ca. 1598-1636) [500028255]
student of ....  Rembrandt van Rijn  
..................  (Dutch painter, draftsman, and printmaker, 1606-1669) [500011051]
uncle of ....  Backer, Adriaen  
..............  (Dutch painter, born 1635 or 1636, died 1684) [500027726]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Backer, Jacob Adriaensz. (I)

Biographies:
(Dutch painter, 1608-1651) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Flemish painter, 1540/1545-before 1600) ..... [BHA]
(Dutch artist, 1608-1651) ..... [VP]
(Dutch artist, 1608-1651) ..... [WCP]
(Dutch painter, 1608-1651) ..... [PROV]
(Dutch painter and draughtsman, 1608-1651) ..... [GRLPSC]
(Dutch painter, printmaker, 1608-1651) ..... [BHA]
(Dutch portraitist and history painter, 1608-1651) ..... [VP]
(Dutch, 1608-1651) ..... [JPGM]
(artist, 1608-1651) ..... [GRL]
(Dutch painter, 1608-1651) ..... [Grove Art]
(Dutch artist, 1608-1651) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Backer, Jacob ........ [Grove Art Preferred, PROV, VP]
............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 20 November 2005
Backer, Jacob Adriaensz ........ [JPGM Preferred, PROV, VP Preferred]
...............................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 30
Backer, Jacob Adriaensz. ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art, PROV Preferred, VP, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.................................................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 15 April 2009
.................................................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] NAFR9239082
.................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 92039082
.................................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
.................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Backer, Jacob Andriaensz ........ [VP]
.................................................  Muller, Dutch Art (1997) 37
Backer, Jacob de ........ [BHA]
................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Backer, Jakob ........ [PROV, VP]
............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
............................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 15 April 2009
Backer, Jakob Adriaensz. ........ [PROV]
.................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Backer, Jakob Adriaensz ........ [GRL]
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 92039082
Bakker, Jacob Adriaensz ........ [VP]
...............................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Bakker, Jacob Adriaensz. ........ [GRL]
.................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 92039082
Jacob Adriaensz. Backer ........ [PROV, VP]
...............................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Jacob Adriaensz Backer de Oude ........ [PROV, VP]
..........................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Jacob Backer ........ [PROV]
..........................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, JPGM, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bernt, Niederländischen Maler (1979-1980)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grote Winkler Prins (1966-1975)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 20 November 2005
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] NAFR9239082
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Michalkowa, Patience, Musee National de Varsovie. Bulletin (1984)
....................  Muller, Dutch Art (1997) 37
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 30
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Wilenski, Flemish Painters (1960)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
....................  Wurzbach, Niederländisches Künstler-Lexikon (1974)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
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