Category: 18th

Peter Jakob Horemans – Par Force Hunt at the Yellow House Amalienburg – 

Peter Jacob Horemans or Peter Jakob Horemans (October 26, 1700 – August 3, 1776) was a Flemish painter of genre scenes, portraits, conversation pieces, still lifes and city views.

The Amalienburg is an elaborate hunting lodge in the grounds of Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, in southern Germany. It was constructed in 1734–1739 by François de Cuvilliés, in Rococo style, for the later Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII and his wife, Maria Amalia of Austria.

Peter Jacobs Horemans – The electoral Bavarian and Saxon family making music and playing cards – 1761

Peter Jacob Horemans or Peter Jakob Horemans (October 26, 1700 – August 3, 1776) was a Flemish painter of genre scenes, portraits, conversation pieces, still lifes and city views.

In 1725 he moved to Munich. He became in 1727 court painter to prince-elector of Bavaria Charles Albrecht, the Emperor Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor from 1740 to 1745. He made decorations in the prince-elector’s Nymphenburg Palace and the hunting lodge Amalienburg.

Peter Jacob Horemans – Musical recital – 1745

Peter Jacob Horemans or Peter Jakob Horemans (October 26, 1700 – August 3, 1776) was a Flemish painter of genre scenes, portraits, conversation pieces, still lifes and city views. After training in Antwerp he was active in Germany where he became court painter. He was a versatile artist who worked in many genres and for a variety of aristocratic, religious and private patrons.

Peter Jacob Horemans was a versatile artist who practised in many genres: genre scenes, conversation pieces, portraits, hunting scenes and city views.

His works provided an interesting record of everyday life in Munich during the Rococo period.

Peter Jacob Horemans – Elegant figures dining in a landscape – 1745

Peter Jacob Horemans or Peter Jakob Horemans (October 26, 1700 – August 3, 1776) was a Flemish painter of genre scenes, portraits, conversation pieces, still lifes and city views. After training in Antwerp he was active in Germany where he became court painter. He was a versatile artist who worked in many genres and for a variety of aristocratic, religious and private patrons.

Horemans was born in Antwerp as the son of a notary. He was listed from 1716 until 1724 in the records (liggeren} of the Antwerp Guild of Saint Luke as the pupil of his older brother Jan Josef Horemans, a genre painter.

View of Munich from the home of Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée
In 1725 he moved to Munich. He became in 1727 court painter to prince-elector of Bavaria Charles Albrecht, the Emperor Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor from 1740 to 1745. He made decorations in the prince-elector’s Nymphenburg Palace and the hunting lodge Amalienburg.

His nephew François Charles (Franz Karl) Horemans worked after 1725 in his workshop in Munich. On 4 June 1730 he got married to Justina Magdalena Resch, daughter of the table decker of the prince-elector. His artist friends the court sculptors Guillielmus de Grof (or Willem de Grof) and Gilles Fareslitz attended the wedding. In 1759 he became court painter to Maximilian III Joseph, the subsequent Elector of Bavaria. In 1765 he qualified as a master in Munich.

The Nuremberg painter Magnus Prasch was his pupil.

In his final years his eyesight deteriorated to the point that he could no longer paint. Horemans died in Munich.

Peter Jacob Horemans – Domestic intimacy – 

Peter Jacob Horemans or Peter Jakob Horemans (October 26, 1700 – August 3, 1776) was a Flemish painter of genre scenes, portraits, conversation pieces, still lifes and city views.

Pieter Jacob Horemans – Before the Hunt – 1741

Peter Jacob Horemans or Peter Jakob Horemans (October 26, 1700 – August 3, 1776) was a Flemish painter of genre scenes, portraits, conversation pieces, still lifes and city views.

Peter Jakob Horemans – Peasants pay the manor lord their rent in kind – 1767

Peter Jacob Horemans or Peter Jakob Horemans (October 26, 1700 – August 3, 1776) was a Flemish painter of genre scenes, portraits, conversation pieces, still lifes and city views.

Peter Jacob Horemans – Kitchen still life with female figure and parrot aka The feeling – 1760

Peter Jacob Horemans or Peter Jakob Horemans (October 26, 1700 – August 3, 1776) was a Flemish painter of genre scenes, portraits, conversation pieces, still lifes and city views.

classic-art:

A Kitchen Still Life with Dishes, Fruit and Poultry

Peter Jacob Horemans, 1774

Peter Jacob Horemans or Peter Jakob Horemans (October 26, 1700 – August 3, 1776) was a Flemish painter of genre scenes, portraits, conversation pieces, still lifes and city views. After training in Antwerp he was active in Germany where he became court painter. He was a versatile artist who worked in many genres and for a variety of aristocratic, religious and private patrons.

Jan Josef Horemans the Elder – A domestic scene in an interior with figures eating and drinking around a table

Jan Josef Horemans the Elder (1682–1759) was a Flemish painter of the 18th-century. He was mainly known for his genre scenes but he also painted portraits and historical allegories.