Dutch painting, seventeenth century. by Emile R. Meijer

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  • Painting, Dutch -- 17th century.,
  • Slides (Photography)

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SeriesThe Color slide books of the world"s art
LC ClassificationsND646 .M36
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
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Open LibraryOL5857036M
LC Control Number62018982

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Hailed as a landmark book when it was first published inThe Golden Age by Bob Haak remains the seminal book on the subject of Dutch painting in the seventeenth century.

Justifiably know as the Golden Age, this was one of the most intensely creative periods of Cited by: 3. Dutch Painting In The Seventeenth Century: Second Edition 2nd Edition by Madlyn Millner Kahr (Author)/5(5).

Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century The emergence of the Dutch school of painting in the early seventeenth century is one of the most extraordinary phenomena in the history of the visual arts. The Netherlands had only recently become a political entity and was still suffering from the effects of a long and arduous war against Spain.

"The Art of Describing" is an interesting book for those who are interested in starting their studies of Dutch art, especially that of the 17th century.

It engages the reader with many questions and cites several important names of the Dutch Golden Era (as seventeenth century. book as some of the European figures of the Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution)/5. Seventeenth-century Netherlands witnessed an extremely wide range of artistic subject matter, style, medium, and themes, but artists frequently featured women as beacons of domestic virtue.

Because virtue is neglected today, few of us know how to interpret the messages of these lovely paintings.

Though Alpers subtitles the book "Dutch Art in the 17th century", she sets it in its historical background and there is much to learn about the whole of the art of the Low Countries and its cultural context, as well as useful illumination of neighbouring northern countries/5(13). Jennifer M.

Sakai The current state of research on Dutch Golden Age painting 2 the relationship between Dutch artists and Italy,2 Junko Aono’s discussion of late seventeenth-century painting,3 Claartje Rasterhoff on economics and Dutch art,4 John Loughman on the validity of city schools (the concept of distinct styles ofFile Size: KB.

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The vast array of subject matter painted during the seventeenth century by Dutch artists makes it impossible to focus in great detail on each of the different categories painting from this period.

Dutch and Flemish painters Peter Paul Rubens ( - ), Frans Hals (c. – )[1] and Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn ( - )[2]. The seventeenth-century Dutch artist is among the premier master painters in Western civilization. Rembrandt's art was characterized by his sweeping Biblical narratives, stunning attention to detail, and masterful use of chiaroscuro, the painterly application of light and shadow.

The seventeenth century is considered the Dutch Golden Age, a time when the Dutch were at the forefront of social change, economics, the sciences, and art. Seventeenth century. book Dutch Culture in the Golden Age, eminent historian J.

Price goes beyond the standard descriptions of the cultural achievements of the Dutch during this time by placing these many achievements within their social context. Price’s. Dutch painting Dutch Landscapes and Seascapes of the s. Overview Seventeenth-century Netherlanders had a passion for depictions of city and countryside, either real or imaginary.

Local scenery asserted Holland’s national pride, while vistas of foreign sites recalled the extent of its overseas commerce. A quality that sets Dutch landscape paintings. The appealing genre paintings of great seventeenth-century Dutch artists—Vermeer, Steen, de Hooch, Dou, and others—have long enjoyed tremendous popularity.

this comprehensive book explores the evolution of genre painting throughout the Dutch Golden Age, beginning in the early 's and continuing through the opening years of the next century.

Description: The appealing genre paintings of great seventeenth-century Dutch artists—Vermeer, Steen, de Hooch, Dou, and others—have long enjoyed tremendous popularity. this comprehensive book explores the evolution of genre painting throughout the Dutch Golden Age, beginning in the early 's and continuing through the opening years of the next century.

Wayne Franits, a well-known scholar of Dutch genre painting. The appealing genre paintings of great seventeenth-century Dutch artists—Vermeer, Steen, de Hooch, Dou, and others—have long enjoyed tremendous popularity.

this comprehensive book explores the evolution of genre painting throughout the Dutch Golden Age, beginning in the early 's and continuing through the opening years of the next century/5.

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.

The leading proponent of the use of this approach to elucidate Dutch seventeenth-century painting, Eddy de Jongh, defines iconology as ‘the branch of art history that seeks to explain the content of representations in their historical context, in relation to other cultural phenomena and to specific ideas’ (Jongh,p.

Dutch Landscape Painting of the Seventeenth Century (Landmarks in Art History) by Wolfgang Stechow and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Title:: Dutch Painting in the Seventeenth Century (Icon Editions) Author:: MADLYN MILLNER KAHR Categories: By Region, Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers: We are offering DUTCH PAINTING IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY R.

Tobin; Raymond & Raymond. This book is hard-bound in blue paper covered boards, with gilt stamping to the upper cover and spine, in a lightly soiled Rating: % positive. The world that seventeenth-century Dutch artists portrayed seems real and immediate.

One can almost imagine wandering within their flat landscapes, with towns and church towers silhouetted against the Dutch sky, or participating in the tender human encounters these artists so movingly captured in their renderings of daily life.

The book The Art of Describing: Dutch Art in the Seventeenth Century, Svetlana Alpers is published by University of Chicago Press. Get this from a library. Dutch painting, 17th century. [Hans Weigert].

Lyckle de Vries researches problems of periodization and classification in Dutch art. He teaches art history at the Rijksuniversiteit, Groningen. John Walsh specializes in the study of seventeenth-century Dutch painting. He is the former director of the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Ad van der Woude researches issues in Dutch economic history. Appearance and Reality in Dutch Art. Peter Sutton Thursday, October 8, pm.

As Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo’s collection brilliantly attests, Dutch painting of the 17th century is remarkable for its naturalism and compelling truth to life—what scholars in the 19th century admired as its “probity.”.

Seventeenth century Dutch paintings were characteristically sold by_____ Baroque art Art that originated in Rome and is associated with the Catholic Reformation, characterized by emotional intensity, strong self-confidence, spirit.

Therefore, from the beginning of the 17th century, Dutch artists started to incorporate these highly valued imports into their paintings. The genre evolved from smaller, modest compositions spotlighting locally available goods early in the century to larger, more sumptuous arrays of predominantly foreign commodities.

Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting: Its Stylistic and Thematic Evolution represents a publishing event: a new survey devoted solely to the eponymous phenomenon, “from its first manifestations in the seventeenth century to the early eighteenth century.” Although treating a much-studied area of art history, this book has no exact parallel.

Each of the three texts explores 17th-century Dutch art in local cultural conditions and artistic traditions. In the process, each source tends to isolate Dutch art from other aesthetic interests and developments current in Europe.

Haak, Bob. The Golden Age: Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century. New York: Stewart, Tabori, and Chang,   "This monumental two-volume work is crucial to any library seriously interested in 17th-century Dutch art The authors are highly respected curators and art historians, and thre translation from the Dutch is fluent and jargon-free Essential.

Lower-level undergraduates and above."—Choice. Jan Breughel the Elder was the most celebrated Dutch painter of flowers in the early 17th Century (Credit: Jan Breughel) Brueghel’s still life, on loan from a private collection in Hong Kong, is. Scholars have noted that the dramatic figural poses in Dutch history painting have their roots in classical rhetoric and observed parallels in seventeenth-century theater, see E.

Sluijter, Rembrandt and the Female Nude (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, ), 99–; Eric Jan Sluijter, “Rembrandt’s Portrayal of the Passions and Author: Ann Jensen Adams. OCLC Number: Description: 31 pages illustrations 31 cm. Contents: Skittle plays in front of an inn / Jan Steen --Heerengracht in Amsterdam / Jan Van Der Heyden --The suitor / Gerard Ter Borch the Younger --Cowherd with cows by the river / Aelbert Cuyp --Dutch cavalier / Frans Hals --Interior with figures / Pieter De Hooch --Landscape with fishermen / Rembrandt --View of Arnhem / Jan.

Vanitas, (from Latin vanitas, “vanity”), in art, a genre of still-life painting that flourished in the Netherlands in the early 17th century. A vanitas painting contains collections of objects symbolic of the inevitability of death and the transience and vanity of earthly achievements and pleasures; it exhorts the viewer to consider mortality and to repent.

Essay. Still-life painting as an independent genre or specialty first flourished in the Netherlands during the early s, although German and French painters (for example, Georg Flegel and Sebastian Stoskopff;) were also early participants in the development, and less continuous traditions of Italian and Spanish still-life painting date from the same period.

Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century—the Golden Age of Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer—have been a highlight of The Met collection since the Museum's founding purchase in This exhibition brings together some of the Museum's greatest paintings to present this remarkable chapter of art history in a new light.

The Flowering of Dutch Art: The Seventeenth Century The current of Italian Renaissance influence persisted well into the 17th cent.

and is to be noted especially in the work of the most important sculptor, Hendrik de Keyser, whose style was perpetuated in the work of his sons Willem and Pieter de Keyser.

Dutch Landscape Painting of the Seventeenth Century by Stechow, W and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Dutch landscape painting evolved into a proper genre in the 17th century. Artists such as Ruisdael, Hobbema, Potter and Jan van Goyen set the tone for a painting genre that would fine followers for centuries to come.

The works show the beautiful landscape of The. Svetlana Alpers's study of 17th-century Dutch painting is a splendid example of this excitement and of the centrality of art history among current disciples. Professor Alpers puts forward a vividly argued thesis.3/5(1). Dutch Culture in the Golden Age is a lucid essay that offers a rich and rewarding, and exceptionally nuanced, insight into the culture – more than just painting and literature – of 17th–century Holland.

The book also documents the degree in which scholarship of the Dutch Golden Age has progressed since the s. A Dutch painter who had her own workshop and students, she produced most of her paintings before she married the painter Jan Miense Molenaer.

Her work was confused with that of Frans and Dirck Hals until her rediscovery at the end of the 19th century .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.

The principal difference between materials is that seventeenth-century painters generally ground their own paints, and pigments were few when compared to the.

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