Jacob Bunel was the son of the French painter François Bunel the Elder. His brother François Bunel the Younger also later became a painter. After receiving training from his father, he moved to Rome, where he studied with Federico Zuccari . On his return to France he got a job with King Henry IV , where he worked with Frans Pourbus the Younger and Toussaint Dubreuil in a studio in the Louvre . His work and style are assigned to the Fontainebleau school .
Bunel was married to the painter Marguerite Bahuche .
A later pupil of Bunel was the baroque painter Claude Vignon .
- Paul Lafond : François et Jacob Bunel, peintres de Henri IV , E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie, 1898
- Idelette Ardouin-Weiss: Les familles du peintre Jacob Bunel et de sa femme Marguerite Bahuche , Center généalogique de Touraine, 1984
- J.-J. Lévêque: L'Ecole de Fontainebleau , Neuchâtel 1984, p. 278.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||French painter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 6, 1585|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Blois|
|DATE OF DEATH||October 14, 1614|
|Place of death||Paris|