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Jan Van Huysum

 (1682 - 1749)
Jan Van Huysum was active/lived in Holland.  Jan Huysum is known for lush floral arrangements and landscape painting.

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Biography   Jan Van Huysum


Jan van Huysum, also spelled Huijsum, (April 15, 1682, Amsterdam - February 8, 1749, Amsterdam) was a Dutch painter.

He was the brother of Jacob van Huysum, and the son of Justus van Huysum, who is said to have been expeditious in decorating doorways, screens and vases.  A picture by Justus is preserved in the gallery of Brunswick, representing "Orpheus and the Beasts in a wooded landscape", and here we have some explanation of his son's fondness for landscapes of a conventional and Arcadian kind; for Jan van Huysum, though skilled as a painter of still life, believed himself to possess the genius of a landscape painter.

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FLOWERS IN A TERRACOTTA VASE ON A MARBLE LEDGE
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STILL LIFE OF FRUIT UPON A MARBLE LEDGE
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Green grapes on the vine with morning glory,pink and white hollyhocks, walnuts, a pomagranata, raspberries, and other fruit, a small Tortoiseshell butterfly and other insects with a landscape with birch trees beyond
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