KERCKHOVEN, Jacob van de
(b. ca. 1636, Antwerpen, d. ca. 1712, Venezia)


Flemish painter, active mainly in Italy where he was known as Giacomo da Castello. In 1649-50 he was a pupil of Jan Fyt in Antwerp. He was first mentioned in Venice in 1663, and he was registered in the books of the Academy there. He worked for several years in Vicenza and died in Venice.

Kerckhoven was a specialist in still-life with fruit and games.

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