Dutch golden age

Delve into the rich history and cultural achievements of the Dutch Golden Age. Discover masterpieces of art, learn about influential figures, and immerse yourself in this fascinating era of prosperity and innovation.
Black in Rembrandt’s time: a myth-shattering exhibition on identity and truth - DutchNews.nl Rembrandt, Arts Picturaux, Les Arts, Black History Facts, Art History, History Drawings, Albert Eckhout, Johann Moritz Rugendas, Luis Gonzaga

A new exhibition at the Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam tells the story of the black community in 17th century Dutch society and how the portrayal of black figures in Western art reveals much about attitudes to race. With a keen eye, surprising discoveries can be made in Jacob van der Ulft’s gouache painting The Market in Dam Square, Amsterdam (1653). Amidst all the loading and unloading of goods, trading and gossiping, are a trio of turbaned men from the...

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View Of Haarlem With Bleaching Fields Landscape Paintings, Art, Delft, Museums, Painting, Landscape Art, Landscape, Fine Art, Painter

Artist: Jacob Van Ruisdael | Year (completed): 1670 | Period: Dutch Golden Age Van Ruisdael was able to catch the essence of the Dutch landscape in this painting. We stare out across the flat plain toward the distant city of Haarlem from a high dune. There is a vast sky above the city with passing clouds. In his painting, Van Ruisdael depicts the sun as it moves from one area of light to another. From the fields where linen is stretched out to bleach to Saint Bavo's Church in the distance…

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