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Meindert Hobbema (1638-1709) Dutch, Baroque

Wooded Landscape with Water Mill, 1662, Oil on canvas Art Institute of Chicago




Key Descriptive Words  and Phrases associated with Dutch Baroque Painting -  17th Century, Holland, Dutch Golden Age, shallow space, prosperity, social solidarity, rise of the merchant class, international commerce, Protestant, commercial art galleries, Protestantism, naturalistic details, trompe l’oeil, shallow theatrical space, wealthy patrons, tenebrism,  loose style, genre paintings  publication of Della Pittura, a book about the laws of mathematical perspective for artists,  realistic use of colors and  light

Principle Artists Associated With The Dutch Golden Age
Jan Vermeer
Hendrik Goltzius
Frans Hals
 Jan Davidsz. de Heem,
Meindert Hobbema
Henricus Hondius,
Gerrit van Honthorst
Pieter de Hooch
 Gaspar Netscher
Rembrandt van Rijn
Abraham  Storck

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