Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century—the "Golden Age" of Rembrandt van Rijn, Frans Hals, and Johannes Vermeer—have been eagerly collected in America over the past two centuries. From its founding purchase in of Dutch landscapes, portraits, still lifes, and scenes of everyday life, the Metropolitan Museum now houses the finest and most comprehensive collection of Dutch . General introduction / Albert Blankert --Religious history painting / Christian Tümpel --Depiction of mythological themes / Eric J. Sluijter --To behold is to be aware: history painting in public buildings and the residences of the Stadtholders / Beatrijs Brenninkmeyer-de Rooij --Late Dutch modernism / Pieter van Thiel --The Utrecht. The past may be a foreign country, but the world portrayed in the art of the Dutch Masters is not so very far from our own, says Adam Eaker of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. For a society that struggles with materialism and consumption, there are a lot of lessons to be learnt from the 17th century Golden Age. "Masterpieces of Dutch and Flemish Painting" celebrates the commitment of collectors Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo and Susan and Matthew Weatherbie to give their exceptional collections of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art to the Museum—a donation that will constitute the largest gift of European paintings in MFA history.
From illicit goings-on in servants’ quarters to portraits of high society, Nicolaes Maes captured life upstairs and downstairs in the Dutch Golden Age. Starting his career as one of Rembrandt’s most talented pupils, this exhibition – the first in the UK devoted to Maes – . The exhibition explores Dutch flower painting from its beginnings in the early 17th century to its peak in the late 18th century. Join the conversation. The world's greatest paintings to your inbox. Sign up for emails. Sign up. Go back to the top of the page. Trafalgar Square. The paintings in the Liberec collection of 16th to 18th century Dutch art come from three sources – purchases, assignments and private collections. Most of the paintings were purchased in the s thanks to the former gallery director, Dr. Hana Seifertová. Several paintings were purchased in later years too, the last of them in Chris van Dijk paints in a style influenced by Impressionism and by the Romantic movement, calling his work “Romantic Impressionism”. Internationally Chris is one of the most renowned Dutch / French Impressionist painters in the world. You will find his unique paintings in Art Collections worldwide. Exhibitions of his work are rare because most of his work is sold .
out of 5 stars A first rate exhibition. If you love Dutch art try to get the Hardcover version which is likely to last longer. Reviewed in the United States on Octo This book accompanied an exhibition of the same title at thr Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Muesum of Fine Arts Boston and the Philadelphia Museum in Reviews: 4. John Walsh, B.A. , Director Emeritus of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and a specialist in Dutch paintings, offered a series of six lectures that explored the art of the Dutch Republic during its extraordinary flowering in the 17th century. By focusing on a single work each week and examining its artistic, intellectual, and political contexts, the . Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs Exhibition catalogues Exhibitions: Additional Physical Format: Online version: H. Shickman Gallery. Exhibition of Dutch seventeenth century paintings. This is a list of Dutch painters who were born and/or were primarily active in the artists born and active in the Southern Netherlands, see the List of Flemish artists are sorted by century and then alphabetically by last name. In general, artists are included that are mentioned at the ArtCyclopedia website, in the Grove Dictionary of Art, and/or whose paintings.