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  Dutch Art and Architecture - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
The amazing flowering of Dutch painting in the 17th century is hard to parallel and equally hard to explain, but certain political, economic, and social factors contributed to a situation in which the arts could flourish and develop.
Dutch artists were diverse not only in terms of subject-matter but also geographically, for numerous towns developed vigorous traditions of painting and several of them became particularly associated with specific types of work.
Dutch architecture and sculpture also enjoyed something of a golden age in the 17th century, although the achievements in these fields are far outshone by those in painting.
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 Anglo-Dutch Wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The painting Dutch attack on the Medway, June 1667 by Pieter Cornelisz van Soest, painted c.
In 1797 the Dutch fleet was defeated by the British in the Battle of Camperdown.
Dutch Admiral Michiel de Ruyters' flagship 'The Seven Provinces' is being rebuilt in the Dutch town of Lelystad.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anglo-Dutch_Wars   (1244 words)

 Painting - MSN Encarta
Painting, branch of the visual arts in which color, derived from any of numerous organic or synthetic substances, is applied to various surfaces to create a representational or abstract picture or design.
Oil painting, which largely supplanted the use of fresco and tempera during the Renaissance, was traditionally thought to have been developed in the late Middle Ages by the Flemish brothers Jan van Eyck and Hubert van Eyck; it is now believed to have been invented much earlier.
In a cave painting at Lascaux, France, for example, a man is depicted among the animals, and several dark dots are included; the purpose of the design remains obscure, but shows the cave dwellers' ability to record their thoughts with images, signs, and symbols.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761575854/Painting.html   (647 words)

 Dutch Painting
Michael Janse Mierevelt (1567-1641), born in Delft, is one of the earliest notable Dutch portrait painters.
He delighted in painting the aristocracy, and his work is marked by a very truthful feeling for his subjects and all their accessories.
He painted groups of cattle beside pools of water, with masses of foliage in the background against warm skies ; also landscapes with groups of men, horses, and dogs ; and occasionally a pure landscape, which is usually a Scheveningen coast scene.
www.oldandsold.com /articles36/painters-18.shtml   (3723 words)

 Bulletin 3, Notes on an Eighteenth-Century Dutch Painting by William A. Blom, Research Curator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Eighteenth-century Dutch artists are not as celebrated as their predecessors of the seventeenth century, certainly not beyond the borders of Rolland.
Dutch topographical painting of the latter half of the eighteenth century is characterized by its scrupulous attention to detail and precise observation of nature and does not strictly imitate earlier painting.
In this painting the West Church is seen across the Keizersgracht and the houses beyond the church are on the Prinsengracht.
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 Dutch Painting
THE DUTCH PEOPLE AND THEIR ART: Though Holland produced a somewhat different quality of art from Flanders and Belgium, yet in many respects the people at the north were not very different from those at the south of the Netherlands.
They were quiet, conservative, dignified, painting civic guards and societies with a knowing brush and lively color, giving the truth of physiognomy, but not with that verve of the artist so conspicuous in Hals, nor with that unity of the group so essential in the making of a picture.
He painted on to the last, convinced that his own view was the true one, and producing works that rank second to none in the history of painting.
www.oldandsold.com /articles08/art-21.shtml   (5068 words)

 Genre Painting - MSN Encarta
In the late Middle Ages genre painting reappeared, represented chiefly in the religious calendars that formed part of the illustrations in illuminated manuscripts; the calendars show people going about the occupations appropriate to each season of the year.
The most illustrious national school of genre painting was that of the Netherlands in the 17th century.
In the 19th century, genre painting was widely practised in both Europe and the United States.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761560150/Genre_Painting.html   (428 words)

 Pioneers of Dutch Painting
These men were pioneers in that branch of Dutch painting that was to be probably the most influential beyond the borders of the country; they were the chief precursors of the great English and French landscapists of the 19th Century.
In their impeccably executed paintings, Poussin and Claude (as the latter is known) set a mood by their choice of subject: somber ruins, a bucolic scene of a young man playing a flute, tunic-clad shepherds deciphering the inscription on a tombstone in idyllic, picturesque surroundings.
Genre painting became less boisterous and more subtle, less mechanical and more subjective, until it well-nigh resembled still-life painting; and the genre painters proved once and for all that it is not the nobility or beauty of the subject that makes a good painting---only the way the artist sees and records it.
essentialvermeer.20m.com /dutch-painters/dutch_art/dutch_painters_two.htm   (2072 words)

 Dutch Boy® - Painting Basics - Painting Tips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
When painting a room, it¹s best to paint the ceiling first, followed by the walls, with the trim, cabinets, and doors painted last.
Your choice depends upon the size of the area you are painting and whether you prefer a straight edge or an angled sash.
Apply the paint in the form of an "N" in a 2¹ x 2¹ area.
www.dutchboy.com /painting/int_painting.asp   (493 words)

 Orange County Weekly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Now, as the culmination of a process that began with Dutch’s death at age 63 in 1992, they’ve been licensed by his heirs, and are being sold by Los Angeles-based Von Dutch Originals on T-shirts, $145 jeans, jackets, tank-tops and $50 trucker hats.
Von Dutch was as talented as he was prolific, becoming the first person to airbrush monsters on clothing, turning out eerie, surrealistic paintings, building and etching expensive knives and rare vintage guns, and striping hundreds of hot rods over the years.
Williams remembers hanging out with Dutch once outside Cars of the Stars, talking about nothing in particular, when Dutch went off on a tangent and pointedly asked Williams how long he thought Dutch could hold off an angry mob if he were on the roof of a building with a machine gun.
www.ocweekly.com /ink/04/18/cover-douglas.php   (2427 words)

 The Bull , 1647 - detail - Dutch realist painting by Paulus Potter - Brief Article Emerging Infectious Diseases - Find ...
Dutch realism is not (as may be implied by the name) simply a highly accurate representation of reality.
Paintings widely praised for their realism usually involved a great deal of manipulation on the artist's part.
Until a few years ago, the bull in the painting was assumed to be the depiction of an existing bull; however, wide discrepancies between the different parts of the body suggest otherwise.
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 Recording the visual world - Dutch painting in the Seventeenth Century
Dutch art from the seventeenth century is an illustration of life and culture and, taken as a distinct period, it is characterised by acute attention to detail of the physical world.
The emergence of the Dutch Republic was the key national historical event of this century and the intense realism of painting from this time shows the desire to record not only the visual world, but also the collective mindset of the nation.
In the formative years of the Dutch Republic, religion was a significant factor in the shaping of social consciousness.
www.threemonkeysonline.com /article_dutch_painting_seventeenth_century.htm   (716 words)

 Amazon.de: Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting: Bücher: Wayne Franits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
His argument is that, as the country became wealthier, the subject matter of its paintings became increasingly refined, changing from satirical portraits of raucous, lazy peasants to elegant images of upper classes at play.
This comprehensive book explores the evolution of genre painting throughout the Dutch Golden Age, beginning in the early 1600s and continuing through the opening years of the next century.
The author approaches genre paintings from a variety of perspectives, examining their reception among contemporary audiences and setting the works in their political, cultural and economic contexts.
www.amazon.de /Dutch-Seventeenth-Century-Painting-Wayne-Franits/dp/0300102372   (602 words)

 17th Century Dutch Painting - Big Painting Guide
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Splendors of 16th and 17th Century : Dutch, Spanish, Flemish, French, British Painting From the Collections of the Ringling Museum of Art: Appleton Museum of...
www.bigpaintingguide.com /17th-century-dutch-painting.html   (668 words)

 Dutch landscape painting in the Walker Art Gallery
Dutch landscape painting is especially connected with the introduction into art of views of particular places.
Dutch landscapes, can sometimes be read as quasi-religious images recording the bounty of God and the fruits of the earth.
Dutch landscape paintings were much collected in Britain during the 18th century and had a significant influence on the art of Gainsborough, Constable and Turner.
www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk /walker/collections/essays/dutchlandscape.asp   (355 words)

 Two Golden Ages
The exhibitionTwo Golden Ages at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam (previously at the Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen) covers the Golden Age of Dutch painting in the 17th century as wells as the Golden Age of Danish painting in the first half of the 19th century.
Dutch artists like Johan Thomas Lundbye (1818-48) and Wilhelm Marstrand (1810-73) even made a detour to the Netherlands to visit collections of Dutch art such as the Mauritshuis and the Rijksmuseum.
The 75 paintings of the exhibition Two Golden Ages concentrates on the Dutch influence on Danish painting in the first half of the 19th century.
www.cosmopolis.ch /english/cosmo19/two_golden_ages.htm   (852 words)

 Books about 17th c. Dutch painting masters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Dutch painter Gerard ter Borch (1617-1681) was a slightly older contemporary of Johannes Vermeer.
Ter Borch's beautiful and evocative paintings were not only varied in subject but also unparalleled among his peers in capturing the elegance and grace of wealthy burghers, the shimmering surface of satin, the undulating rhythms of translucent lace cuffs, and the nuanced psychological interactions between figures in an interior scene.
Returning to the bustling Dutch world with which he first made his reputation in the bestselling Embarrassment of Riches (1987), Schama re-creates Rembrandt's life and times with all the verve and panache of a historical novelist--while never for an instant losing his scrupulous grip on recorded fact and detail.
www.essentialvermeer.com /books/books_dutch_masters.htm   (2528 words)

 7. Genre Painting and Common Life
It is an argument for the importance of truthfulness and sympathy as critical criteria, not a manifesto for the inherent superiority of genre to history painting.
Dutch interiors are given to the Hall Farm (6:106-07, 14:215, 22:374) and Bartle Massey's house (21:348-49).
Eliot evoked Dutch still-life painting in one vivid passage of "Brother Jacob" in 1864 (2:368), but not until she described the Garths in Middlemarch did she return to the descriptive mode of Adam Bede.
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 Two Golden Ages: Masterpieces of Dutch and Danish Painting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In addition, having seen 18th century Dutch paintings in many museums in Hamburg, Berlin, Dresden and Amsterdam, many 19th century Danish artists found both the artistic technique and visual inspiration they sought to create their portraits, domestic and street scenes, and landscapes.
Dutch landscape painters in the 17th century foreshadowed 18th century Romanticism, when European artists defied convention and classicism and painted drama, passion, and heroism in people, nature and life.
Below are scenes painted by Dutch artists, de Hooch and de Bray, both of whom not only employed the sitters of his paintings to tell the story, but also the objects around them.
www.museumnetwork.com /features/07_09_01highlight_Golden.asp   (1227 words)

 A Stroke of Genius Fine Art Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Masterpieces of Dutch art from the seventeenth century: this sumptuous survey illuminates the extraordinary richness and versatility of the art produced in Holland in the seventeenth century—the Dutch Golden Age.
This lavishly illustrated book is an authoritative study of Dutch painting from 1600 to 1800 and covers all the major artists of the period-Hals, Rembrandt, Vermeer and sets them firmly in the wider context of Dutch art.
Despite the active tradition of scholarship on Dutch painting of the seventeenth century, scholars continue to grapple with the problem of how the strikingly realistic characteristics of art from this period can be reconciled with its possible meanings.
www.fineartbooks.com /dutch.htm   (783 words)

 Dutch Painting 1600-1800 - Opinions and Reviews
This lavishly illustrated book is an authoritative and perceptive study of Dutch painting from the 17th to 19th centuries.
It replaces the classic section on painting in Dutch Art and Architecture: 1600-1800, jointly written by Slive and Jakob Rosenberg in the 1960s.
Slive has completely rewritten and expanded the original text, taking into account recent scholarship on Dutch painting as well as new archival finds, technical analyses of paintings made by conservators and scientists, and significant discoveries of pictures.
www.dsml.org /products/dutch-painting-1600-1800   (290 words)

 Folk Art & Decorative Painting | Pennsylvania Dutch
Immigrants to the State of Pennsylvania in America brought brush stroke painting as one of their traditions.
Pennsylvania Dutch is characterised by bold and colourful motifs and was originally painted on tinware first painted with a red, fl or asphaltum background.
The Pennsylvania Dutch and their art are therefore, really of German ancestry.
www.artezan.com /artezan/styles-n-techniques/traditional/penndutch.html   (147 words)

 Guided Tours
The cycle, painted in the 1450s, recounts the miraculous story of the wood of Christ's Cross.
A short description of painting, as well as a summary of history in the 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th centuries are presented.
Description: This tour introduces you the painting and sculpture in Spain in the period of 1200-1700.
www.wga.hu /tours/tours.html   (1341 words)

 Antique Dutch oil painting on canvas - 000193
Depicted is a traditional Dutch windmill and a woman walking through a snow-filled winter landscape.
The painting has nice craqueleture due to it's age The size, including the frame is  22" X 27".
Both the painting and the frame are in good condition.
www.rubylane.com /shops/circaantiquesltd/item/000193   (132 words)

 The best Dutch painting
Oil paint, pieces of paper and plastic, and fl chalk on canvas, 127 x 127 cm, vertical axis 179 cm.
To answer these questions, Dutch newspaper Trouw is currently working hand in hand with a number of Dutch museums to organise a public vote on ‘the best Dutch painting’.
The nominated paintings must have been produced by Dutch nationals (or Flemish nationals if they predate 1830) and they must be in public ownership in the Netherlands.
www.gemeentemuseum.nl /index.php?id=034482&langId=en   (263 words)

 Dutch Flower Painting: 1600-1720. - book reviews Art Bulletin, The - Find Articles
To support his readings of these paintings, de Jongh marshaled an array of texts and prints, which in turn help to produce a picture of the broader cultural context for viewing these works.
In this debate, which was reductionist from the start, de Jongh's complex, often profound insights into the cultural embedment of Dutch art have been reduced to a notion of moralizing, and his methodology has come to embody old-fashioned iconography.
In arguing for a return to considering the naturalistic look of so much Dutch painting and the larger scientific concerns it entailed, Alpers rightly pointed to a shortcoming in de Jongh's approach.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0422/is_n2_v79/ai_20824268   (546 words)

 Dutch art
Dutch art: Bibliography - Bibliography On early Netherlandish painting see studies by E. Panofsky (2 vol., 1953) and M. Dutch art: The Twentieth Century - The Twentieth Century During the 20th cent., Dutch painting was strongly influenced by fauvism,...
Dutch art: Early History - Early History During the Middle Ages, Netherlandish art was subject to the leveling influence of...
Dutch art: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries - The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries During the 18th cent.
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 Dutch Old Master Treatise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Golden Age of Dutch painting occurred in the 16th to 18th centuries when artists from the Netherlands were at the height of their influence in the art world.
Dutch painters were trying to create highly realistic, detailed and refined illusions of real life.
Trompe l’Oeil paintings (fool the eye), were thought to have been used as a teaching tool.
www.mcbridegallery.com /dutcholdmaster.html   (374 words)

 MAZUR, ELLIOT GALLERY Fine Art,Paintings,Oil,Europe,Dutch Directory
There are a few abrasions on the left which I have purposely shown, though much of that could be hidden in the rabbet of the frame.
This large, riveting portrait of a Seventeenth Century Dutch Gentleman has enormous presence and is a tribute to the Golden Age of Dutch Painting.
The painting itself measures 14 x 20 inches without the frame and the canvas is glued down to a board.
www.trocadero.com /mazurgallery/catalog/Fine_Art:Paintings:Oil:Europe:Dutch.html   (431 words)

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