Joachim Patenier

(Also known as Patinir)

c. 1485-1524 Flemish/Northern Renaissance

 

Brief Biography-Joachim Patenier, or Patinir, was born at Dinant c. 1485. He was a member of the Antwerp Guild in 1515. Scholars credit him with being the first Flemish painter of large landscapes in religious works. He married twice, first to Françoise Buyst and the second to Jeanne Noyts in 1521. Albrecht Dürer, who attended his second wedding, praised his landscapes and did a silverpoint portrait of him in appreciation of his talents. He was also a painter of battles. Unfortunately, he signed only four works. Patenier sadly spent a great deal of his life in taverns which impoverished him somewhat and may have led to his relatively early demise in 1524. Quentin Massys inserted staffage into his paintings, and on Patenier's death, was the guardian of his children.

 

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Landscape with
Saint Jerome

Landscape with Saint Jerome

Saint Jerome
in the desert

Saint Jerome in the Desert

Christopher
Bearing the Christ

Christopher Bearing the Christ Child

Flight
into Egypt

Flight into Egypt

Charon Crossing
the River Styx

Charon Crossing the River Styx

Saint Jerome in
Rocky Landscape

Saint Jerome in Rocky Landscape

Baptism
of Christ

Baptism of Christ

Landscape with the
Destruction of Sodom

Landscape with the Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah

Rest on the
Flight

Rest on the Flight

Rest on the
Flight Detail

Rest on the Flight Detail

Landscape with
The Flight

Landscape with The Flight into Egypt

Rest During the
Flight

Rest During the Flight

Rocky Landscape with Saint Jerome

Rocky Landscape with Saint Jerome

Temptation of
Saint Anthony

Temptation of Saint Anthony