Jan Weenix was born in Amsterdam, the son of Jan Baptist Weenix, by whom he was taught. He worked in Utrecht, Amsterdam and Germany; he died in Amsterdam. He was a portrait and genre painter, and a painter of dead game.
1642 - 1719
Paintings by Jan Weenix
A powerful hound brings life into this picture – surrounded by dead creatures, the dog pauses, head turned, alert to the call of a horn blown by the huntsman on the right. Light bounces off the belly of a hare, the flowing curve of the heron’s wing and the dog’s snout. The artist’s considerable s...
Two young lovers sit on the steps of an inn under an Italian sky, wiling away their time flirting. He gazes up at her as she dips a sweetmeat into his glass of wine, a pearl earring lightly brushing her neck, a feather waving over her fair curls. A young black boy in magnificent uniform, possibly...
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