Jacques Fouquieres, a painter and drafter of numerous landscapes, was most probably a student of Jan Brueghel I as well as of Joos de Momper II. Soon after 1616, he found himself in Heidelberg, where he worked for Frederic V, electoral prince of the Palatinate of the Rhein. In 1621, he moved to France, where his landscapes became exceptionally popular. Luis XIII commissioned a series of topographic views of French cities from him in order to decorate the Grande Galerie in the Louvre. In the studies regarding his topographic work, there have been noted influences and relations with the work of Flemish and Dutch artists, such as Brueghel, Momper, Jacques d’ Arthois, Lodewijk de Vadder, Esaias van de Velde, as well as influences by artists, whose work features prominent elements of the Italian style, such as Paul Bril and Claude Lorrain. Few of the artist’s signed works have survived.