KESSEL, Jan van, I
(b. 1626, Antwerpen, d. 1679, Antwerpen)

The Animals

1660
Oil on copper plate, 175 x 123 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

This triptychon contains 40 sections (17 x 23 cm each). The animals are placed in a setting (Netherlandish, mountainous, exotic) corresponding to the species.