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List of famous Dutch Golden Age artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Dutch Golden Age movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Dutch Golden Age period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You can use the artists in this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. The list you're viewing has a variety of artists in it, like Rembrandt and Adam Willaerts. (80 items)
Johannes Vermeer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Dutch Golden Age Artists
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Johannes, Jan or Johan Vermeer was a Dutch painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle-class life. Vermeer was a moderately successful provincial genre painter in his lifetime. He seems never to have been particularly wealthy, leaving his wife and children in debt at his death, perhaps because he produced relatively few paintings. Vermeer worked slowly and with great care, using bright colours and sometimes expensive pigments, with a preference for lapis lazuli and Indian yellow. He is particularly renowned for his masterly treatment and use of light in his work. Vermeer painted mostly domestic interior scenes. "Almost all his paintings are apparently set in two smallish ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Kitchen Maid, Saint Praxedis, Diana and Her Companions, The Lacemaker, + more

Birthplace: Delft, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Associated periods or movements: Dutch Golden Age, Baroque

Nationality: Dutch Republic

Art Forms: Painting

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Ambrosius Bosschaert is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Dutch Golden Age Artists
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Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder was a still life painter of the Dutch Golden Age. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase, Still-Life of Flowers, Vase of Flowers

Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium

Associated periods or movements: Dutch Golden Age, Baroque

Nationality: Dutch Republic, Belgium

Art Forms: Painting

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Pieter Claesz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Dutch Golden Age Artists
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Pieter Claesz was a Dutch Golden Age painter of still lifes. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Vanitas Still Life, Still Life with Turkey Pie, Still Life

Birthplace: Berchem, Belgium

Associated periods or movements: Dutch Golden Age, Baroque

Nationality: Dutch Republic

Art Forms: Painting

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Rembrandt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Dutch Golden Age Artists
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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was a Dutch painter and etcher. He is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art and the most important in Dutch history. His contributions to art came in a period of great wealth and cultural achievement that historians call the Dutch Golden Age when Dutch Golden Age painting, although in many ways antithetical to the Baroque style that dominated Europe, was extremely prolific and innovative, and gave rise to important new genres in painting. Having achieved youthful success as a portrait painter, Rembrandt's later years were marked by personal tragedy and financial hardships. Yet his etchings and paintings were popular ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: The Night Watch, Artemisia, David and Uriah, Self-Portrait, The Storm on the Sea of Galilee, + more

Birthplace: Leiden, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Associated periods or movements: Dutch Golden Age, Realism, Baroque

Nationality: Dutch Republic

Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing

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