Interesting Facts About Famed Dutch Artist Rembrandt

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn 15 July 1606 – 4 October 1669) was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and print-maker. An innovative and prolific master in three media, he is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of...

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn 15 July 1606 – 4 October 1669) was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and print-maker. An innovative and prolific master in three media, he is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art history. Unlike most Dutch masters of the 17th century, Rembrandt’s works depict a wide range of style and subject matter, from portraits and self-portraits to landscapes, genre scenes, allegorical...

Dutch city unveils ‘largest ever Mondrian painting’ in the World!

Dutch officials unveiled what they called “the largest Mondrian painting in the world” to celebrate The Netherlands’ best-known abstract artist, who helped found an influential...

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Dutch officials unveiled what they called “the largest Mondrian painting in the world” to celebrate The Netherlands’ best-known abstract artist, who helped found an influential art movement a century ago. It was 100 years ago, in 1917, that the Dutch art movement called “De Stijl” (The Style) took flight. Led by the artists Theo van Doesburg and Piet Mondrian, “De Stijl” embraced, notes...

Artist Gallery | Pieter Bruegel the Elder [ca. 1525–1569] Dutch and Flemish Renaissance

Pieter Bruegel (also Brueghel) the Elder (c. 1525-1530 – 9 September 1569) was the most significant artist of Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting, a painter and printmaker from Brabant, known for his landscapes and peasant scenes (so...

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Pieter Bruegel (also Brueghel) the Elder (c. 1525-1530 – 9 September 1569) was the most significant artist of Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting, a painter and printmaker from Brabant, known for his landscapes and peasant scenes (so called genre painting); he was a pioneer in making both types of subject the focus in large paintings. He was a formative influence on Dutch Golden Age painting. He is sometimes referred to...

100 Proverbs Shown in Portrait of a Busy Dutch Street | Detailed Analysis

“Netherlandish Proverbs” or “Flemish Proverb” or “The Topsy Turvy World” by Pieter Brugel appears to be an extremely detailed portrait of a busy Dutch street,...

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“Netherlandish Proverbs” or “Flemish Proverb” or “The Topsy Turvy World” by Pieter Brugel appears to be an extremely detailed portrait of a busy Dutch street, but is actually much more than that. It is an oil-on-oak-panel painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder that depicts a scene in which humans and, to a lesser extent, animals and objects, offer literal...

Artist Gallery | Lawrence Alma-Tadema [1836-1912] Dutch

Lawrence Alma-Tadema Gallery Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, OM, RA (born Lourens Alma Tadema; 8 January 1836 – 25 June 1912) was a Dutch painter of special British denizenship. Born in Dronrijp, the Netherlands, and trained...

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Lawrence Alma-Tadema Gallery Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, OM, RA (born Lourens Alma Tadema; 8 January 1836 – 25 June 1912) was a Dutch painter of special British denizenship. Born in Dronrijp, the Netherlands, and trained at the Royal Academy of Antwerp, Belgium, he settled in England in 1870 and spent the rest of his life there. A classical-subject painter, he became famous for his depictions of...

Artist Gallery | Petrus Van Schendel [1806 – 1870]

Petrus Van Schendel (1806-1870) was a Dutch-Belgian genre painter in the Romantic style who specialized in nighttime scenes, lit by lamps or candles. This led to him being known as...

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Petrus Van Schendel (1806-1870) was a Dutch-Belgian genre painter in the Romantic style who specialized in nighttime scenes, lit by lamps or candles. This led to him being known as “Monsieur Chandelle”. Many of his paintings were also done as ink wash drawings and made into woodcuts. In 1869, he created a few experimental paintings lit by electric arc lamps. Petrus van Schendel also...

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