Cornet, Jacobus

PAINTER, DRAUGHTSMAN (NETHERLANDS)
BORN 18 Aug 1815, Leiden, Zuid-Holland: Haarlemmerstraat 1 - DIED 3 Dec 1882, Leiden, Zuid-Holland
BIRTH NAME Cornet, Jacobus Ludovicus
GRAVE LOCATION Leiden, Zuid-Holland: Groenesteeg begraafplaats, Groenesteeg 126 (D 491)

Jacobus Cornet showed an early interest in painting and he took lessons when he was twelve years old. When he was seventeen years old he was taught by David Pierre Giottino Humbert de Superville at the artists association Ars Aemula Naturae in Leiden. He created historical works, landscapes, city views and portraits. His work was popular and is now in the collection of Museum de Lakenhal in Leiden.

Cornet became a teacher at Ars Aemula Natura and in 1849 he became its director. Later he became the director of the Prentenkabinet in Leiden as well. He never married. In 1882 he suffered a stroke and he died later that year in Leiden.

Related persons
• painted Humbert de Superville, David
• was pupil to Humbert de Superville, David

Images

The grave of Jacobus Cornet at the Groenesteeg cemetery in Leiden, Zuid-Holland.
Picture by Androom (08 Jul 2022)

 

The grave of Jacobus Cornet at the Groenesteeg cemetery in Leiden, Zuid-Holland.
Picture by Androom (08 Jul 2022)

 

Sources
Jacobus Ludovicus Cornet - Wikipedia
https://www.begraafplaatsgroenesteeg.nl/N_B_personen/Artikel%20Cornet.pdf


Cornforth, Fanny

Published: 20 Jul 2022
Last update: 01 Jan 2023