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Jan Fris

 (1627 - 1672)
Jan Fris was active/lived in Holland, Netherlands.  Jan Fris is known for still life painting.

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(c. 1627 – Amsterdam – 1672)
From Johnny Van Haeften Gallery

A Toebackje: a Still Life with a Glass, a Pack of Cards, a Walnut and Smoking Requisites
Signed and dated, centre left: J. Fris 1671 On canvas, 151/4 x 123/8 ins. (38.8 x 31.5 cm)

This painting is a characteristic example of a still life by the rare Amsterdam painter Jan Fris. It depicts one of his favourite subjects – a still life of smoking requisites, or a toebackje, as they were called in seventeenth-century Holland. A broken brazier containing glowing coals, a metal tobacco box and a slender white clay pipe appear on a cracked stone ledge: a small pile of glowing ash has fallen from the bowl of the pipe onto the sto   ...  Displaying 750 of 3783 characters.

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