Flemish Baroque Era Painter, 1579-1657
Flemish painter and draughtsman, active also in Italy. He was the progenitor of Flemish Baroque still-life and animal painting. He worked intensively for about 50 years, producing an enormous body of works, of which more than 300 paintings survive , along with some oil sketches and about 100 drawings.
ID: 63950 Fishmonger's 202 x 337 cm Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp Flemish artists of the 17th century, like Roelandt Savery and Jan van Kessel, use a narrative subject as a vehicle for painting their animals, while Frans Snyders, by contrast, takes a realistic starting point - a market scene - for his painting of the Fishmonger's. The dramatic, large format was also used for hunting scenes. , Artist: SNYDERS, Frans , Fishmonger's , 1601-1650 , Flemish , painting , still-life