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Jan Steen

(1625/26-1679)

Biography


Dutch genre painter Jan Steen was born in Leiden c. 1625/26 into the family of a brewer. He enrolled briefly at the university in 1646, but very soon turned to painting. Steen probably received his training in Utrecht from Nicolaes Knüpfer, and worked in the workshops of Adriaen van Ostade in Haarlem and van Goyen in The Hague, whose daughter he married in 1649. Read Jan Steen's Full Biography

Jan Steen. The Meal. The Meal. c.1650-60. Oil on panel, 40 x 49.3 cm. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Signing of a Marriage Contract. Signing of a Marriage Contract. c. 1650s. Oil on canvas, 65 x 83 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Signing of a Marriage Contract. Detail. Signing of a Marriage Contract. Detail. c.1650s. Oil on canvas, 65 x 83 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Signing of a Marriage Contract. Detail. Signing of a Marriage Contract. Detail. c.1650s. Oil on canvas, 65 x 83 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Smoker. Smoker. 1650s. Oil on wood, 38 x 32 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. The Feast of St. Nicholas. The Feast of St. Nicholas. c.1660-65. Oil on canvas, 82 x 70.5 cm. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Idlers. Idlers. c.1660. Oil on panel, 39 x 30 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Idlers. Detail. Idlers. Detail. c.1660. Oil on panel, 39 x 30 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Tavern Garden. Tavern Garden. c.1660. Oil on canvas, 68 x 58 cm. Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Sick Woman and a Doctor. Sick Woman and a Doctor. c.1660. Oil on wood, 62.5 x 51 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. The Lovesick Woman. The Lovesick Woman. c.1660. Oil on canvas, 61 x 52.1 cm. Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Skittle Players Outside an Inn. Skittle Players Outside an Inn. c.1662. Oil on panel, 33.5x27 cm. National Gallery, London, UK. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Rhetoricians at a Window. Rhetoricians at a Window. c.1662 - 1666. Oil on canvas, 74 x 59 cm. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. The Morning Toilet. The Morning Toilet. 1663. Oil on wood, 64.7 x 53 cm. Royal Collection, London, UK. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. The Dancing Couple. The Dancing Couple. 1663. Oil on canvas, 102.5 x 142.5 cm. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. The World Upside Down. The World Upside Down. c.1663. Oil on canvas, 105 x 145 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. The World Upside Down. Detail. The World Upside Down. Detail. c.1663. c. 1663. Oil on canvas, 105 x 145 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Self-Portrait with a Lute. Self-Portrait with a Lute. 1663-65. Oil on wood, 55.5 x 44 cm. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Madrid, Spain. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. The Village School. The Village School. c.1665. Oil on canvas, 110.5 x 80.2 cm. National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. The Marriage Feast at Cana. The Marriage Feast at Cana. c.1665/70. Oil on panel, 63.5 x 82.5 cm. National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. The Village School. The Village School. c.1670. Oil on canvas, 83.8 x 109.2 cm. National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Tavern Scene. Tavern Scene. c.1670. Oil on wood, 55 x 50.5 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. "So de oude songen, so pypen de jongen" (Baptism). . Oil on canvas, 83 x 99 cm. Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Argument over a Card Game. Argument over a Card Game. . Oil on canvas, 90 x 119 cm. Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Mother and Child. Mother and Child. . Oil on canvas mounted on wood, 29 x 24.5 cm. Alte Meister Gallerie, Dresden, Germany. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. Cat Family. Cat Family. . Oil on canvas, 150 x 148 cm. Szepmuveseti Muzeum, Budapest, Hungary. Order a Poster or Print
Jan Steen. The Drunken Woman. The Drunken Woman. . Oil on canvas. Mauritshuis, the Hague, Netherlands. Order a Poster or Print

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