Jan Steen

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Style: Baroque

Place: Leiden

Born: 1626

Death: 1679

Nationality: Netherlands

Biography:

Jan Havickszoon Steen (c. 1626 - buried February 3, 1679) was a Dutch genre painter of the 17th century (also known as the Dutch Golden Age). Psychological insight, sense of humour and abundance of colour are marks of his trade. Steen was born in Leiden, where his well-to-do, Catholic family were brewers and ran the tavern The Red Halbert for two g...