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Portrait of Henry Bennet

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Lely was a painter of Dutch origin who spent his career as the leading court portrait painter in England, following the death of Van Dyck in 1641. Lely was instrumental in introducing mezzotint to England as a means of publishing his portraits. He…

Peasants at a Doorway [Country Inn]

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Isaac van Ostade studied with his brother Adriaen and produced some 400 paintings in his brief working life in Haarlem. He specialized in landscapes with genre elements. Roadside inns with travelers stopping is his most common theme, as seen here.…

Mardi Gras de Cocq a l’Ane

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De Hooghe was a prolific printmaker and painter active in Amsterdam, who has left over 3500 prints. This busy political satire is packed with figures and inscriptions in French and Flemish. It caricatures the strife between Amsterdam and William III…

Lady Françoise van Egmont

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Goltzius was a major Mannerist artist active in Haarlem in the northern Netherlands from 1577-1590. Lady Françoise van Egmont (d. 1586), done in 1580, is one of his many engraved portrait medallions of leading figures. She was the daughter of Count…

Embuscade [Ambush]

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Pieter de Neyn, born in Leyden, and active in both Leyden and Haarlem, was noted for landscapes and battle scenes. His drawing of an ambush combines elements of both. Men with guns attack a horse-drawn covered wagon. One man lies dead. A tree to the…

Stormy Landscape with Philemon and Baucis

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Bolswert was a Dutch engraver active in Antwerp. The publisher’s name and location are in the lower righthand corner: “Gillis Hendricx excudit. Antwerpia cum privilegio.” The print is based on a painting by Rubens, “Stormy Landscape with…

River Landscape by Moonlight

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A Dutch landscape painter active in Amsterdam, van der Neer was noted for moonlit night scenes, often focusing on reflections in a river as seen here. Anthony Janson points out in his article in The Picker Art Gallery Journal the artist’s…