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 Jacques du Broeucq

Jacques du Broeucq

Birth
Mons, Arrondissement de Mons, Hainaut, Belgium
Death 30 Sep 1584 (aged 73–74)
Mons, Arrondissement de Mons, Hainaut, Belgium
Burial Mons, Arrondissement de Mons, Hainaut, Belgium
Memorial ID 10912 · View Source
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Artist. Born Mons, Hainaut, Belgium, he was a noted artist of the 15th Century and a teacher of Giambologna in Antwerp. Like many artist of his time, he was an intern at the Academy of Baccio Bandinelli, Rome. His work for buildings, sculptures, paintings and in silverware was primarily functional objects. His first major architectural work was is the Castle of Boussu, which was destroyed by French troops in 1554. Some of works included the rebuild of the Castle of Binche south of Brussels, plus sculptures in the Church of Saint Waudru, Beauvais Cathedral and the Collegiate Church.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 12 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10912
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacques du Broeucq (1510–30 Sep 1584), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10912, citing Collegiate Church of St. Waudru, Mons, Arrondissement de Mons, Hainaut, Belgium ; Maintained by Find A Grave .