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Jan Fyt

[Flemish Baroque Era Painter, 1611-1661]

• Also known as:  Joannes Fijt
• Relationships: Studied under Frans Snyders.
Assistant to Peter Paul Rubens.
• Browse all:  Flemish artists

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Original works by Jan Fyt available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteJan Fyt at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Dead Game and Weasels, ca.1642

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Flowers and Game, 1660

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
6 works by Fyt

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLiechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Concert of Birds, 1658 (Zoom)

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteJan Fyt at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Dead Birds in a Landscape
A Still Life with Fruit, Dead Game and a Parrot


Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteJan Fyt at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Untitled (monument to Don Carlo Gvasco)

CODART - Dutch and Flemish paintings in the Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu
5 painting by Jan Fyt (inventory numbers 0408-0412)

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2 works by or related to the artist

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Museum Bredius, Netherlands

National Brukenthal Museum, Romania

National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Head of a Dog, black chalk drawing

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
3 works online

Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia
2 paintings online

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Wallace Collection, London, UK
Still Life with a Page, 1644

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

 
Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Symbols + Monograms
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJan Fyt in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJan Fyt at CGFA  

Notable SiteJan Fyt in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Farbdia Archiv (Color Slide Archive) (in German)  
Thousands of photographs of fresco cycles and wall decorations in churches and other buildings in and around Germany.
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New York Public Library Digital Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jan Fyt  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  


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Still Life with a Hare, Song Birds and a Bird Net
Still Life with a Hare, Song Birds and a Bird Net

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