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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Janus, or Johannes Lutma the elder (Emden, ca. 1584 – Amsterdam, January 1669) was a well-known Dutch Silversmith.

Biography

He was a pupil of Paulus van Vianen who was known for his auricular style of sculpting silver, so-called for its smooth, ear-like forms. After spending time in Paris (ca. 1615), Lutma came to Amsterdam in 1621 where he got engaged on 31 maart 1623 to Mayken Roelants, and on 18 mei 1638 to Saera de Bie. He was a friend of Rembrandt, who later etched a portrait of him. The portrait shown here was painted by Jacob Adriaensz Backer. Lutma is best known for his choir-panel in the New Church of Amsterdam. A number of the designs of Lutma were later published in 4 series of prints, mainly by his sons Jacob and Johannes.

The Rijksmuseum of Amsterdam has several works of Johannes Lutma in its collection: two silver saltcontainers, partially gilded, a silver drinking-bowl and a silver pitcher and bowl with sea-motives.

In the Amsterdam neighbourhood De Pijp, as well as Schoonhoven, there are streets named after him.

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