Jan Fyt was born in Antwerp where he spent most of his career as a painter and etcher. He studied under Snyders and traveled to Paris and Italy. His style is characteristic of his teacher’s. He often painted hunting themes, but also did an occasional flower painting. He had a successful career and often worked with other artists.
Artworks in Museum Collections: (4)
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A Hare, Partridges, and Fruit Jan Fyt (Flemish, 1611-1661)Oil on canvas; 37 1/2 x 43
A Partridge and Small Game Birds, 1650s Jan Fyt (Flemish, 1611-1661)Oil on canvas; 18 1/4
A Basket and Birds, possibly an overdoor Jan Fyt (Flemish, 1611-1661)Oil on canvas; 23 3/4
A Hare and Birds, possibly an overdoor Jan Fyt (Flemish, 1611-1661)Oil on canvas; 23 7/8
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Jan Fyt Online
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Lista de Obras de Jan Fyt
Jan Fyt @ Catharton Artists
Jan Fyt -- Encyclopædia Britannica
Hampel Kunstauktionen - Jan Fyt
Famous Belgians - Jan Fyt
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