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Jan Brueghel (the Elder)
(1568 - 1628)

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1568 Born, second son to Pieter Bruegel the Elder, in Brussels
1578 Studies under Pieter Goctkind and Gillis van Coninxloo until 1584
1589 Travels in Italy until 1596
1595 Under the patronage of Cardinal Federigo Borromeo
1597 Returns to Amsterdam
1599 Marries Isabella de Jode
1601 Member of the Lucas Guild; son Jan (the younger) born
1603 Isabella dies
1604 Travels to Prague
1605 Marries Catharine van Marienberghe
1610 Appointed him a court painter to Archduke Albrecht of Austria, Spanish Governor of the Netherlands
1613 Travels to Holland with Rubens
1625 Dies of cholera in Antwerp
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