The Fat Kitchen - Steen 1668

The Fat Kitchen by Jan Steen about 1668

Jan Steen  1626 - 1679

Detail:  hearth, fireplace, dripping pan, gridiron, meat, cooking pot, cleaver, salamander, key, lantern, plates, stool, spoon, pitcher, child, dog.

4 thoughts on “The Fat Kitchen - Steen 1668”

  • Interesting that they show an almost pastel blue hat on the person drinking from the mug/pitcher. And what about that wooden pitcher down in the lefthand corner with possibly brash straps? Is that shown in other painting from the mid-1600?

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    • I haven't noticed that pitcher design used by other painters, but I haven't been looking for it. Jan Steen does paint it into several of his other paintings.

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  • I recognize the Hash knife in the wall under the shelf My grand mother had one like it.

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  • Is that item in the upper left corner a skillet?

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