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Artist: Jan Van Kessel (1612 - 1679)
Nationality: Flemish
Movement: Baroque
Media: Painting
Influences:

Biography:
Jan van Kessel II was taught by his uncle, Jan Brueghel the Younger before joining the Antwerpís paintersí guild in 1645. He specialized in small pictures of floral still lifes and also allegorical pieces that showed various aspects of the natural world. He worked from nature and used scientific texts as sources in order to achieve his high standard for attention to detail.


Artworks in Museum Collections: (40)
Click the artwork titles below to see actual examples of artwork or works of art relevant to works by Jan van Kessel.

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Theodor van Kessel [Two mules, from] Set of Six Animals 1654
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Theodor van Kessel [Goats, from] Set of Six Animals 1654
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Theodor van Kessel [Two mules, from] Set of Six Animals 1654
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Theodor van Kessel [Horse, from] Set of Six Animals 1654
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Theodor van Kessel [Dogs, from] Set of Six Animals 1654
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Jan van Kessel Peapods and Insects oil on copper circa 1650
J. Paul Getty Museum -
Butterflies, Insects, and Currants
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Theodor van Kessel Susannah and the Elders 17th century
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Theodor van Kessel [Title Page from] Set of Six Animals 1654
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Theodor van Kessel A Cavalry Engagement Etching 17th century
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Theodor van Kessel [Two donkeys, from] Series of Six Etchings of Animals Etching 1654
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Theodor van Kessel [Dogs, from] Series of Six Etchings of Animals Etching 1654
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Theodor van Kessel [Two goats, from] Series of Six Etchings of Animals Etching 1654
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Theodor van Kessel [Horse, from] Series of Six Etchings of Animals Etching 1654
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Theodor van Kessel [Two Mules, from] Series of Six Etchings of Animals Etching 1654
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Theodor van Kessel [Title page from] Series of Six Etchings of Animals Etching 1654
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ALLEGORIE DE L'AIR ET DE L'EAU ; OISEAUX DIVERS ET ANIMAUX AMPHIBIES (TITRE ANCIEN) (2e quart 17e siècle ; 2e moitié 17e siècle) by KESSEL Jan I Van
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NATURE MORTE AUX FRUITS ET CRUSTACE (1653) by KESSEL Jan I van
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Girder Construction, Dmitri Kessel (1902 - 1995)  (Artist), circa 1950, Gelatin silver print
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L'ARBRE AUX OISEAUX (3e quart 17e siècle) by KESSEL Jan I Van
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La chasse aux canards ou Oiseaux (2e moitié 17e siècle) by KESSEL Jan I van
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Légumes (17e siècle) by VAN KESSEL Jan I (manière de)
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Jan Van Kessel the Elder - Water 1660-70 oil on copper The Detroit Institute of Art Flemish
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Jan van Kessel - Insects n.d. oil on copper The Fitzwilliam Museum Flemish
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Jan van Kessel - Insects n.d. oil on copper The Fitzwilliam Museum Flemish
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Jan van Kessel - Insects n.d. oil on copper The Fitzwilliam Museum Flemish
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Jan van Kessel - Insects n.d. oil on copper The Fitzwilliam Museum Flemish
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L'ENTREE DANS L'ARCHE (2e quart 17e siècle ; 2e moitié 17e siècle) by KESSEL Jan I Van
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Vierge du rosaire (17e siècle) by FRANCKEN Frans II (attribué à) ; KESSEL Jan I Van (attribué à)
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Jan van Kessel - Butterflies and other insects 1661 oil on copper The Fitzwilliam Museum Flemish
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Jan van Kessel - Butterflies and other insects 1661 oil on copper The Fitzwilliam Museum Flemish
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Jan van Kessel - A vase of flowers n.d. oil on panel The Fitzwilliam Museum Flemish
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Jan van Kessel - A vase of flowers n.d. oil on copper The Fitzwilliam Museum Flemish
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Jan van Kessel - Study of Butterfly and Insects c. 1655 oil on copper National Gallery of Art Flemish
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Le jeu des singes dans le monde (17e siècle) by TENIERS David II (attribué à) ; VAN KESSEL Jan I (attribué à) ; anonyme (peintre)
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LA SAINTE FAMILLE ENTOUREE D'UNE GUIRLANDE DE FLEURS (3e quart 17e siècle) by FRANCKEN Frans II, FRANCKEN le Jeune (dit) ; BRUEGHEL Jan I (atelier)
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Les quatre éléments (1ère moitié 17e siècle) by BALEN Hendrick van (attribué)
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Nature morte aux poissons (17e siècle) by RECCO Giuseppe (attribué à)
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ANIMAUX ET USTENSILES ; DIT AUSSI DEPART DE JACOB POUR LA MESOPOTAMIE (3e quart 17e siècle) by BOEL Pieter, BOULE (dit)
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HERO ET LEANDRE : LEANDRE NOYE RETROUVE PAR LES NEREIDES (1650 entre ; 1656 et) by TENIERS David II, TENIERS le jeune (dit)

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Further Artwork and Information:

Jan van Kessel Online
KESSEL, Jan van
Jan van Kessel (Getty Museum)
Biography
Jan Van Kessel (1612 - 1679) Biography, Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
www.rijksmuseum.nl/asp/aria/thumbnail.asp?KID=17326&SID=1183&From=kunstenaars
Jan van Kessel
JAN VAN KESSEL
XXIV Bienal - Jan van Kessel
Jan van Kessel the Younger Online

 

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