Sebastiaen Vrancx (1573-1647) was a Flemish painter who was mostly known for his depiction of battle scenes.
Sebastiaen Vrancx Summary:
- He trained under Adam van Noort who was also the master of Peter Paul Rubens.
- In 1600, he became a master of the Antwerp Guild of Saint Luke.
- He is said to have pioneered the genre of painting battle scenes in Northern Europe.
- He was a brilliant figure painter who was frequently asked to paint the staffage in other painters’ compositions.
- Along with his battle scenes, he also painted landscapes and mythological, allegorical, and genre scenes.
Sebastiaen Vrancx Famous Paintings:
- Battle of Lekkerbetje (undated)
- Pillage of a Village (undated)
- An Allegory of Winter (undated)
- An Attack on a Caravan (1618)
- Winter Pastime on the Scheldt in Antwerp (1622)
- An Outdoor Banquet (1625)
- Market Day in a Flemish Town (1647)