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Famous Dutch Golden Age Paintings

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List of famous Dutch Golden Age paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Dutch Golden Age period was a cultural awakening in the art world, so it's no surprise it produced some of the most historic paintings in the history of the world. The works of art listed below are some of the most popular Dutch Golden Age paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the Dutch Golden Age period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

Examples include The Adoration of the Magi and Allegory of the Birth of Frederik Hendrik.

This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous Dutch Golden Age paintings?” and “What are examples of Dutch Golden Age paintings?”
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    "Adolf and Catharina Croeser on the Oude Delft" (1655) is a painting by Dutch artist Jan Steen....  more
    • Artist: Jan Steen
    • Genres (Art): Genre art, Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age
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    "Adoration of the Magi" (1623-24) is a painting by Dutch Golden Age artist Abraham Bloemaert....  more
    • Artist: Abraham Bloemaert
    • Subject: Biblical Magi, Adoration of the Magi
    • Genres (Art): Religious image, History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Mannerism, Dutch Golden Age
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    Ahimelech Giving the Sword of Goliath to David

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    "Ahimelech Giving the Sword of Goliath to David" (c. 1680-1690) is a painting by Dutch artist Aert de Gelder....
    • Artist: Aert de Gelder
    • Subject: David
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age, Baroque
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    "Allegory of the Birth of Frederik Hendrik" (c. 1650) is a painting by Dutch artist Caesar van Everdingen....  more
    • Artist: Caesar van Everdingen
    • Genres (Art): Allegory
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age
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