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Jordaens

[yawr-dahns]
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noun
  1. Ja·cob [yah-kawp] /ˈyɑ kɔp/, 1593–1678, Flemish painter.
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Examples from the Web for jordaens

Historical Examples

  • Rubens is gold, van Dyck silver, and Jordaens blood and fire.

    The Spell of Belgium

    Isabel Anderson

  • Then he was haunted by the sensual pomp of Jordaens and above all Rubens.

  • When Jordaens wishes to paint fertility, he resorts to the allegory of the schools.

  • It is said that they are of the same family and the same temperament; and Rubens stands between Jordaens and van Dyck.

    The Spell of Belgium

    Isabel Anderson

  • You do not feel as you do with Jordaens that excess of flesh and the joys of the palate are all the world holds for the revelers.

    Artists Past and Present

    Elisabeth Luther Cary


British Dictionary definitions for jordaens

Jordaens

noun
  1. Jacob (ˈjaːkɔp). 1593–1678, Flemish painter, noted for his naturalistic depiction of peasant scenes
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