Oil/canvas, 41,5 x 46,5 cm, lo. le. inscr. and dat. J. Fyt f 1645, rest., relined. - Dutch still life painter from a family of artist. S. was taught painting in the studio of D. Bailly in 1628. In 1636 he joined the painter's guild in Delft. He sailed to Indonesia with the merchants fleet in 1654, in 1656 he was recorded in Delft for the last time. Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), London (Nat. Gall.), Budapest, Göteborg, Leiden a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Willigen/Meijer: A dictionary of dutch and flemish still-life painters.