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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Christoffel van den Berghe
Christoffel van den Berghe (he used the monogram CvB)(c.1590, Antwerp – c.1645, Middelburg) was a Flemish-born Dutch Golden Age painter of landscapes and flower still lifes.
Very little is k...
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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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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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Abraham Susenier
Abraham Susenier (ca.1620, Leiden – 1666/1672, Dordrecht), was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
According to Houbraken he was a still life painter especially good at painting silverwork, who join...
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Willem van Diest
Willem Hermansz. van Diest (ca.1600, The Hague – ca.1678, The Hague), was a Dutch Golden Age seascape painter.
According to the RKD he was the father of the painter Jeronymus van Diest and a...
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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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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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Johannes Vorstermans
Johannes Vorstermans (John Vosterman; ca.1643, Zaltbommel – ca.1699/1719, Zaltbommel), was a Dutch Golden Age landscape painter. Considered superior to all of his contemporaries, he created work...
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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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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Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek (/ˈleɪvənhʊk/, [ɑnˈtoːni vɑn ˈleːuə(n)ˌɦuk]; October 24, 1632 – August 26, 1723) was a Dutch tradesman and scientist. He is commonly known as "the Father of Microbiolo...
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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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Willem Bartsius
Willem Bartsius (1612, Enkhuizen – 1657, Enkhuizen), was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
According to Houbraken, who mentioned his sister as Paulus Potter's mother, his father was Paulus Bertius...
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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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Jan Janz Slop
Jan Janz Slop, or Jan Slob (1643, Edam – 1727), was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
According to Houbraken he was a glasspainter who lived to be the last of a breed. He had been a pupil of Jozef...
Jan de Groot (painter)
Jan de Groot (1650 in Vlissingen – 1726 in Haarlem), was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
According to Houbraken he first learned to paint in Vlissingen from Adriaen Verdoel, and later traveled t...