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