Jan Kraeck

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Philip Emmanuel of Savoy, age five (1591), oil on linen, 128 x 91 cm, Madrid, Museo del Prado

Jan Kraeck (1540, Haarlem – 1607, Turin, Italian: Giovanni Caracca[1]), was a Dutch Renaissance painter who established his career in Italy, in the royal court of the House of Savoy in Turin.

Biography[edit]

According to Karel van Mander he was visited by Hendrik Cornelisz Vroom in 1585 in Turin.[2]

According to the RKD he was the father-in-law of the painter-architect Friedrich Sustris and became court painter to Emanuel Philibert, duc de Savoie and after the duke died in 1580, to the duke's successor Charles Emanuel I.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Nins catalogue, Fundacion Yannick y Ben Jakober
  2. ^ (in Dutch) Ian Kraeck in Karel van Mander's Schilder-boeck, 1604, courtesy of the Digital library for Dutch literature
  3. ^ Jan Kraeck in the RKD
  4. ^ Sacra Famiglia, beni-culturali.eu
  5. ^ tre armati in preghiera davanti alla Vergine con il Bambino, beni-culturali.eu
  6. ^ Felipe Manuel de Saboya a los cinco años, Museo del Prado

Bibliography[edit]

  • Astrua Paola, Bava Anna Maria, Spantigati Carla Enrica, Il nostro pittore fiamengo (Our Flemish Painters), Giovanni Carraca alla corte dei Savoia (1568–1607), Turin, Umberto Allemandi & C, 1955, 2002 and 2006 editions. (ISBN 978-88-422-1371-0)

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