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Famous Dutch Golden Age Artists

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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. {#nodes}
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    Johannes Vermeer (UK: , US: , Dutch: [joːˈɦɑnəs fərˈmeːr]; October 1632 – December 1675) was a Dutch Baroque Period painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle class life. He was a moderately successful provincial genre painter in his lifetime but evidently was not 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, and frequently used very expensive pigments. 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 rooms in his house...  more
    • Artworks: Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Kitchen Maid, Saint Praxedis, Diana and Her Companions, The Lacemaker
    • Birthplace: Delft, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Associated periods or movements: Dutch Golden Age, Baroque
    • Art Forms: Painting

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    Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder (18 January 1573 – 1621) was a still life painter of the Dutch Golden Age....  more
    • 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
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Pieter Claesz (c. 1597–1 January 1660) was a Dutch Golden Age painter of still lifes....  more
    • Artworks: Vanitas Still Life, Still Life with Turkey Pie, Still Life
    • Birthplace: Berchem, Belgium
    • Associated periods or movements: Dutch Golden Age, Baroque
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (, also US: , Dutch: [ˈrɛmbrɑnt ˈɦɑrmə(n)soːn vɑn ˈrɛin] (listen); 15 July 1606 – 4 October 1669) was a Dutch draughtsman, painter and printmaker. 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 and historical scenes, biblical and mythological themes as well as animal studies. His contributions to art came in a period of great wealth and cultural...  more
    • Artworks: The Night Watch, Artemisia, David and Uriah, Self-Portrait, The Storm on the Sea of Galilee
    • Birthplace: Leiden, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Associated periods or movements: Dutch Golden Age, Realism, Baroque
    • Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing

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