As the Old Sing, So Pipe the Young

Jan Havicksz. Steen
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Custom-made especially for you, in our Amsterdam Atelier.
As the Old Sing, So Pipe the Young by Jan Havicksz. Steen on ceramic tiles is handcrafted in our Amsterdam studio.

These decorative ceramic tiles are mounted on painted MDF board. Complete with a hanging system, ready to hang on your wall.

We also deliver our tile tableaus in loose tiles so you or your tiler can place them directly on the wall in your living room, bathroom or as a splashback in your kitchen. Click here to browse our custom tile mural page for inspiration and all you need to know about our tile murals.


About the original:
Jan Havicksz. Steen (1626-1679), As the Old Sing, So Pipe the Young 1670, Oil on Canvas, 113.7 x 162.5 cm, Collection Mauritshuis.
This ceramic tile tableau has a total size of 43.2x32.4 cm and consists 12 tiles of 11x11 cm.

These decorative ceramic tiles are mounted on painted MDF board. This tableau has a hanging device on the back for quick and easy hanging in your home interior or office.

We also deliver our tile tableaus in loose tiles so you or your tiler can place them directly on the wall in your living room, bathroom or as a splashback in your kitchen. Click here to browse our custom tile mural page for inspiration and all you need to know about our tile murals.

This ceramic tile tableau has a total size of 54x43.2 cm and consists 20 tiles of 11x11 cm.

These decorative ceramic tiles are mounted on painted MDF board. This tableau has a custom-made French cleat hanging system on the back for quick and easy hanging in your home interior or office.

We also deliver our tile tableaus in loose tiles so you or your tiler can place them directly on the wall in your living room, bathroom or as a splashback in your kitchen. Click here to browse our custom tile mural page for inspiration and all you need to know about our tile murals.

This ceramic tile tableau has a total size of 76x60.8 cm and consists 20 tiles of 15x15 cm.

These decorative ceramic tiles are mounted on painted MDF board. This tableau has a custom-made French cleat hanging system on the back for quick and easy hanging in your home interior or office.

We also deliver our tile tableaus in loose tiles so you or your tiler can place them directly on the wall in your living room, bathroom or as a splashback in your kitchen. Click here to browse our custom tile mural page for inspiration and all you need to know about our tile murals.

This ceramic tile tableau has a total size of 91.2x76 cm and consists 30 tiles of 15x15 cm.

These decorative ceramic tiles are mounted on painted MDF board. This tableau has a custom-made French cleat hanging system on the back for quick and easy hanging in your home interior or office.

We also deliver our tile tableaus in loose tiles so you or your tiler can place them directly on the wall in your living room, bathroom or as a splashback in your kitchen. Click here to browse our custom tile mural page for inspiration and all you need to know about our tile murals.

Other work from Jan Havicksz. Steen

Dutch Art Reproductions on ceramic tile tableaus

We reprodu­ce artworks on ceramic tiles using a modern technique which ensures beautiful vibrant colours. We handcraft and customize all tableaus in our Amsterdam studio. Each tile tableau comes with its own unique identification number, registered with our company, and a certificate of authenticity. We use the finest quality images and work in close cooperation with the museums and artists, to create the perfect reproduction for you.

Amsterdam Made

In 2019 we received a certificate from the Amsterdam Made organization. This approval is granted to makers in the Amsterdam region who produce superior products that adhere to the following core principles: creativity, innovation, sustainability and craftsmanship.

Custom-made

All ceramic art tile tableaus are made in-house. Would you like a different size, a unique design or your own photograph, image, painting or artwork? We can make to measure, customize, and create your own bespoke tile tableau. Contact us for more information.

About the original artwork
As the Old Sing, So Pipe the Young

Here, Steen has depicted the proverb 'as the old sing, so pipe the young', meaning that a bad example leads to bad conduct. The woman on the left with the open cleavage is having her glass topped up. On the right, the laughing father is teaching one of his children to smoke a pipe. This is Steen himself. Besides his gift for telling humorous stories, Steen was also a skilled painter who could suggest a variety of materials, such as the earthenware jug on the floor, the lilac skirt and the sparkling wine.

Jan Steen (1626-1679), As the Old Sing, So Pipe the Young 1668-1670, oil on canvas, 113,7 x 162,5 cm. Collection Mauritshuis


Care for your product

Always handle the ceramic gloss tiles with care. They are for interior decorative use. You can clean your tile tableau with a soft cloth and a non-abrasive cleaning product like glassex. Do not hang the tableau in direct sunlight or fading will occur over the years. These tiles are not suitable to mount in a hot area, e.g. above an Aga or behind a stove.