Paintings by the Great Dutch Masters of the Seventeenth Century by George Henry McCall

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Paintings by the great Dutch masters of the seventeenth century. [New York], [William Bradford Press], [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George Henry McCall; Art Institute of Chicago. Paintings by the great Dutch masters of the seventeenth century.

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Oil on canvas, 33 3/8 x 39 13/16 : Greg Cook. As no other people before them, the 17th-Century Dutch left a detailed visual record of their society, land, and possessions.

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Dutch painting of the Golden Age Introduction. In this free course, Dutch painting of the Golden Age, you shall be exploring issues of meaning and interpretation with specific reference to Dutch seventeenth-century by artists such as Johannes Vermeer (Figure 1), Pieter de Hooch (Figure 2), Gabriel Metsu (Figure 3), Jacob van Ruisdael (Figure 4) and Jan Steen (Figure 5) are now.

This type of everyday scene, known as genre painting, became one of the great features of 17th century Dutch art. Rembrandt: Painter of People But the greatest painter of the age, Rembrandt van Rijn () was not confined to any one of these painting genres - his vision ranged through many subjects, from portraits of all kinds to history.

A lavishly illustrated study of the charming genre paintings of Vermeer and his contemporaries The appealing genre paintings of great seventeenth-century Dutch artistsVermeer, Steen, de Hooch, Dou, and othershave long enjoyed tremendous popularity.

this comprehensive book explores the evolution of genre painting throughout the Dutch Golden Age, beginning in the early/5. The principal difference between modern and Dutch seventeenth-century painting technique is that painting was broke down into a series of distinct passages executed in a predefined order.

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While nearly a century later Gotthold Lessing was to write, “bodies are the peculiar objects of painting” and “actions the peculiar subjects of poetry,” 35 Dutch seventeenth-century portrait painters took time implied by movement as their subject, with moving and memorable : Ann Jensen Adams.

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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.

Man Writing a Letter () by Gabriel Metsu, painter of high quality intimate interiors. Origins and History of Dutch Realism. The extraordinary flourishing of 17th century Dutch painting occurred as a result of several factors.

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The Hague, • McCall, George Henry. Paintings by the Great Dutch Masters of the Seventeenth Century. Kessinger Publishing Co., • Schmidt, Benjamin. Innocence Abroad. Stories in Gilded Frames: Dutch Seventeenth-Century Paintings with Biblical and Mythological Subjects By Lyckle de Vries Amsterdam: Amsterdam University.

pages: 29 cm The Rijksmuseum is the treasure-house of Dutch culture, particularly famous for its impressive collection of the great Dutch masters from the seventeenth : The Great Golden Age Book gives a complete overview of the art from one of the most remarkable periods in Dutch history; The seventeenth century is often known as the Dutch Golden Age, not only because of the great wealth the country amassed but also because of the impressive cultural flowering.4/5(4).

There is no doubt that thanks to Alpers's highly original book the study of the Dutch masters of the seventeenth century will be thoroughly reformed and rejuvenated She herself has the verve, the knowledge, and the sensitivity to make us see familiar sights in a new lightE. Gombrich, New York Review of Books3/5(1).

Eddy de Jongh’s long-awaited Questions of Meaning; Theme and Motif in Dutch Seventeenth-Century Painting (originally published in Dutch in ) presents for the first time in English a collection of many of his most memorable studies.

The book consists of an introduction, nine reprinted essays (whose endnotes have been slightly updated), and a hitherto unpublished lecture, all dedicated to. New York, Duveen Galleries, Paintings by the Great Dutch Masters of the Seventeenth Century, October 8–November 7,no.

Montreal, Art Association, Loan Exhibition of Great Paintings: Five Centuries of Dutch Art, March 9–April 9,no. Muskegon, Illinois, The Hackley Art Gallery, October 30–Novemno.

cat. An Inner World features seven exceptional genre paintings by Dutch artists working in or near the city of Leiden in the seventeenth century.

Genre paintings, or scenes that take everyday life as their subject matter, flourished in the Dutch Republic in this period. Explored through the theme of an inner world, the works in this focused exhibition represent figures in interior spaces and.Alan Chong, “The Market for Landscape Painting in Seventeenth-Century Holland,” in Masters of Seventeenth-Century Dutch Landscape Painting, ed.

Peter C. Sutton (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, ), –20; John Michael Montias, “Works of Art in Seventeenth-Century Amsterdam: An Analysis of Subjects and Attributions,” in Art in History Cited by: 1.Throughout the 17th century a steady stream of Dutch painters made the arduous journey to Italy, the acknowledged "home of art." Where artists of other nationalities studied the great masters of the Renaissance and the contemporary painters of the Baroque, the Dutch were electrified by the magic of Italy itself—its light, people, colors and landscape.

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