Jan Gossaert

c. 1478-1532 Flemish/Northern Renaissance

 

Brief Biography-Jan Gossaert from Maubeuge, in Hainault, was also named Jan Mabuse and sometimes referred to as John of Hainault. The works of Albrecht Durer, Gerard David and Hugo van der Goes influenced him greatly. The Guild of Saint Luke in Antwerp made him master of the Guild, in 1503. He travelled to Rome in 1508, in the employment of an ambassador to the Vatican named Philip Bastard of Burgundy. On their way, they visited Florence, Verona, Mantua and Trento where Gossaert encountered the art of the early Renaissance. After his Italian experiences, his works became imbued with the style of Horror Vacui. He gained commissions from the Royal House of Denmark amongst several other dignitaries of his time. He used pen and ink frequently and was a draughtsman and engraver. Historians noted him for bringing the art of painting mythological and historical nudes from Italy to the Netherlands. Other artists that influenced him were Lucas van Leyden and Rogier van der Weyden. One of his many pupils was Jan van Scorel, the Dutch, Romanist, painter who became court painter to Pope Adrian VI in 1522. Gossaert died in August 1533, followed three years later by his wife, and his son, still a child, in 1537.

 

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a gentleman

a gentleman


a man

a man


man with a rosary

man with a rosary


a portrait of a man

a portrait of a man


a young princess

a young princess


adam and eve

adam and eve two


adam and eve

adam and eve

adoration of
the kings

adoration of the kings


agony in the garden

agony in the garden


an elderly couple

an elderly couple


anna van bergen

anna van bergen

diptych of jean
carondelet

diptych of jean carondelet

carondelet diptych
verso

carondelet diptych verso


danae

danae


deposition

deposition

christ on the cold
stone

christ on the cold stone

doria pamphilj
diptych right wing

doria pamphilj diptych right wing


floris van egmond

floris van egmond

francisco de los
cobos y molina

francisco de los cobos y molina

hendrik III count of
Nassau-Breda

hendrik three count of Nassau-Breda


holy family

holy family

isabella of spain
and denmark

isabella of spain and denmark


madonna and child

madonna and child

malvagna altarpiece
exterior wings

 malvagna altarpiece exterior wings


malvagna triptych

malvagna triptych


man holding a glove

man holding a glove


mary magdalen

mary magdalen


norfolk triptych

norfolk triptych


portrait of a man

portrait of a man


portrait of a merchant

portrait of a merchant


portrait of a monk

portrait of a monk

saint donatian
of reims

saint donatian of reims

saint luke painting
the madonna

saint luke painting the madonna

saint luke drawing
the virgin

saint luke drawing the virgin


the apple

the apple

the betrayal
of christ

the betrayal of christ


the holy family

the holy family


the malvagna triptych

the malvagna triptych


the norfolk triptych

the norfolk triptych

the norfolk triptych
verso

the norfolk triptych verso


the virgin and child

the virgin and child


the virgin

the virgin

three children of
christian II

three children of christian two of denmark


venus

venus


virgin and child

virgin and child

virgin and child with
white lilies

 virgin and child with white lilies and cherries

virgin mary christ
blessing and st john

virgin mary christ blessing and saint john the baptist