(b. 1611, Antwerpen, d. 1661, Antwerpen)
Ducks and Water Hens Surprised by Dogs-
Oil on canvas, 127 x 163 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid
Jan Fyt painted delicately nuanced flowers and captured the subtle qualities of animal skins and bird plumage. These values can be clearly appreciated in his Ducks and Water Hens Surprised by Dogs.