History of urban centers in the Dutch Low Countries
The development of urban centers in the Low Countries shows the process in which a region, the Low Countries in Western Europe, evolves from a highly rural outpost of the Roman Empire into the largest...
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Gallia Belgica
Gallia Belgica (Belgic Gaul) was a province of the Roman empire located in Belgium, present-day northern France, Luxembourg, part of the present-day Netherlands below the Rhine, and the German Rhinela...
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Germania Inferior
Germania Inferior was a Roman province located on the west bank of the Rhine. According to Ptolemy (2.9), Germania Inferior included the Rhine from its mouth up to the mouth of the Obringa, a river id...
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Hanseatic League
The Hanseatic League (also known as the Hanse or Hansa; Low German: Hanse, Dudesche Hanse, Latin: Hansa, Hansa Teutonica or Liga Hanseatica) was a commercial and defensive confederation of mer...
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Dutch Golden Age
The Dutch Golden Age (Dutch: Gouden Eeuw [ˈɣʌu̯də(n) ˈeːu̯]) was a period in Dutch history, roughly spanning the 17th century, in which Dutch trade, science, military, and art were among the most ...
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Randstad
Schematic map of the RandstadThe Randstad ([ˈrɑntstɑt]) is a conurbation in the Netherlands. It consists of the four largest Dutch cities (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht), and the surro...
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Flemish diamond
The Flemish Diamond (in Dutch: Vlaamse Ruit) is the Flemish reference to a network of four metropolitan areas in Belgium, three of which are in the central provinces of Flanders, together with the Bru...
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Joost Cornelisz Droochsloot
Joost Cornelisz Droochsloot or Droogsloot (1586 – May 14, 1666), was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
Droochsloot was born and died in Utrecht. According to Houbraken his village scenes (Boereke...
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Herman Saftleven
Herman Saftleven the Younger (1609 - 5 January 1685 (buried)), was a Dutch painter of the Baroque period.
Born in Rotterdam, Saftleven lived most of his life (1632–1685) in Utrecht. His brothers, ...
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Wilhelmus Beurs
Wilhelmus Beurs (1656, Dordrecht – 1700, Zwolle), was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
According to Houbraken he was the son of a shoemaker and a quick study who was able to produce a good landsc...
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The Stoning of Saint Stephen
The Stoning of Saint Stephen is the first painting by Dutch artist Rembrandt, painted in 1625 at the age of 19. It is currently kept in the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon.This work is inspired by the ma...
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Woman with a Water Jug
Woman with a Water Jug, also known as Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, is a painting finished between 1660–1662 by the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer in the Baroque style. It is oil on canvas, 45.7cm...
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Isaac Paling
Isaac Paling (c.1640– 1728) was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
Paline was born in Leiden. According to Houbraken he was a pupil of Abraham van den Tempel and a colleague of Jacob Torenvliet in...
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Alteratie
The Alteratie (Eng: Alteration) is the name given to the change of power in Amsterdam on May 26, 1578, when the Catholic city government was deposed in favor of a Protestant one. The coup should be se...
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Krzysztof Lubieniecki
Krzysztof Lubieniecki or Christoffel Lubienietzky (1659–1729) was a Polish Baroque painter and engraver active in Amsterdam during the Dutch Golden Age.
Krzysztof was born in Stettin (today:...
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Pieter van Anraedt
Pieter van Anraedt (c.1635 – 13 April 1678) was a Dutch Golden Age painter of history scenes. Little is known about the circumstances of his life.
According to the RKD he was born in Utrecht...
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Portrait of a Young Woman (Vermeer, New York)
Portrait of a Young Woman (also known as Study of a Young Woman, or Girl with a Veil) is a painting by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer, completed between 1666 and 1667, and now in the Metropolitan ...
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Jan van de Velde
Jan van de Velde the younger (1593 – ca. 1 November 1641) was a Dutch Golden Age painter and engraver of animal, landscape and still-life subjects. He was the son of Jan van de Velde the Elder a...
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Jacob Pynas
Jacob Symonsz. Pynas (1592, Haarlem – 1650, Delft), was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
According to Houbraken, Rembrandt studied with him in his workshop a few months after his six-month appren...
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René Descartes
René Descartes (/ˈdeɪˌkɑrt/; [ʁəne dekaʁt]; Latinized: Renatus Cartesius; adjectival form: "Cartesian"; 31 March 1596 – 11 February 1650) was a French philosopher, mathematician and wri...
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Adriaen Matham
Adriaen Matham (1590–1660) was a Dutch Golden Age painter, engraver and art dealer.
He was born in Haarlem as the son of the engraver Jacob Matham and his wife Marijtgen or Maria van Poelenburgh. ...
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Ludolf Leendertsz de Jongh
Ludolf Leendertsz de Jongh (Overschie, 1616 – Hillegersberg, 1679) was a Dutch Golden Age painter, and member of the vroedschap.
De Jongh was the son of a shoemaker, who hit him with a belt. When ...
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Dutch and Flemish graphics and engravings in the National Museum of Serbia
Dutch and Flemish graphics and engravings in National Museum of Serbia represent important part of the vast inventory of the Serbia's National Museum. There are over 220 graphics, etchings and engrave...
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Francoys Dancx
Francoys Dancx or Danks (1636, Amsterdam – May 14, 1676, Amsterdam), was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
According to Houbraken he travelled to Rome and joined the Bentvueghels with the nickname...
Peter Danckerts de Rij
Pieter, Peeter, or Peter Danckerts de Rij, Dankers de Ry, or Peteris Dankersas (1605, in Amsterdam – 9 August 1661, in Rūdninkai near Vilnius) was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
He was the son ...
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Eglon van der Neer
Eglon van der Neer (1635/36, – 3 May 1703), was a Dutch painter of historical scenes, portraits and elegant, fashionable people, and later of landscapes.
Van der Neer was born in Amsterdam a...
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Thomas Heeremans
Thomas Heeremans (1641–1694) was a Dutch Golden Age landscape painter.
Heeremans was born and died in Haarlem. According to the RKD he was previously called Frederik Hendrik Mans, probably ...
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Mistress and Maid
Mistress and Maid (c.1667) is a painting produced by Johannes Vermeer, now in the Frick Collection in New York City. The work of Johannes Vermeer, also known as Jan, is well known for many characteris...
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