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Jan Fyt

 (1611 - 1661)
Jan Fyt was active/lived in Belgium, Flemish.  Jan Fyt is known for animalier painting, still life, drawing, etching.

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Jan Fijt or Johannes Fijt (or Fyt) (15 March 1611 – 11 September 1661) was a Flemish Baroque painter, draughtsman and etcher. One of the leading animaliers of the 17th century, he was known for his refined depictions of animals and his lush hunting pieces. Fyt was a versatile still-life specialist. Although better known for his hunting, game and animal pieces he also painted beautiful still life compositions with flowers and fruit. He was very prolific and is believed to have produced around 280 paintings, many of them signed and dated. He was the first artist to depict game as a subject of hunting rather than as food displayed in a home or kitchen. He did not place fruit and vegetables in his game pieces but rather dogs forming   ...  Displaying 750 of 3317 characters.

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SPANIELS STALKING RABBITS IN THE DUNES, A VIEW OF THE SEA BEYOND
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A hunting still life of a hare, partridges, snipes and other birds, together with three spaniels, a hooded falcon, a rifle and a game-bag and belt in a hilly landscape
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