The Golden Age Book: Dutch Paintings

The Golden Age Book: Dutch Paintings

by Jeroen Giltaij

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The Golden Age Book: Dutch Paintings by Jeroen Giltaij

• Presents a sweeping artistic overview from one of the most remarkable periods in Dutch historyA compact edition of The Great Golden Age Book published in 2014 The seventeenth century is often known as the Dutch Golden Age, not only because of the great wealth the country amassed but also because of the impressive cultural flowering that took place during this period. The art of painting in particular reached a high point, with Rembrandt, Vermeer, van Ruisdael, Jan Steen, and Van de Velde, among others. Many highly talented artists created masterpieces that still evoke our admiration more than four centuries later; their paintings are the jewels in the collections of museums all over the world. This book includes both well-known and lesser- known painters who were prominent during this period, and is an excellent visual resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789462581562
Publisher: W Books
Publication date: 11/04/2016
Edition description: Compact Edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 1,254,910
Product dimensions: 8.11(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.41(d)

About the Author

Jeroen Giltaij was the senior curator of old master paintings at Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam from 1978 to 2012, in which capacity he organized numerous exhibitions on the subject of seventeenth-century Dutch painting.

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