Jacob Van Es (1599-1666),
Of his youth and training we have no information, however when he moved to Antwerp his production was already done.
Master in 1617, he entered the guild of Saint Luke in 1646. As a still life painter, Jacob Foppens van Es enjoyed a high status among the great Antwerp artists and became friends with them, such as Jacob Jordaens, Cornelis Schut and Deodat del Monte, who were also the godparents of his children. He was active in Antwerp for 50 years. Among his pupils were Jacob Gillis in 1621 and Jan van Tienen in 1623.
Original oil on canvas.
Dimensions without frame: 75cm x 62cm
Dimensions with frame: 93cm x 79.7cm