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Dutch Golden Age Painting

A course guide for an upper division art history course about the paintings of the Dutch Golden Age

Welcome

Welcome! This guide is designed to complement your course, "Dutch Golden Age Painting." You can find materials here that will help you dig deeper into the topics you discuss in your course as well as resources that will help you with your final research paper.

Use the tabs on the left to navigate to different kinds of resources.

For a visual introduction to a few of the most important paintings, artists, and artistic genres of the period, scroll through the images below. 

Dutch Golden Age Paintings

Johannes Vermeer, The Girl with the Pearl Earring 

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Jacob van Ruisdael, The Windmill at Wijk

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Rembrandt van Rijn, The Nightwatch

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Judith Leyster, Self-Portrait

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Pieter Claesz, Still Life with Turkey Pie

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Frans Hals, Wedding Portrait

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Rembrandt van Rijn, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Jan Steen, The Merry Family

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Clara Peeters, Still Life with Fish and Cat

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Rembrandt van Rijn, Moses with the Ten Commandments

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Johannes Vermeer, The Milkmaid

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Hendrick Avercamp, Winter Landscape with Skaters

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Frans Hals, Jester with a Lute

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Carel Fabritius, The Goldfinch

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons

Pieter de Hooch, A Mother Delousing Her Child's Hair, Known as "A Mother's Duty"

Public domain, via Wikipedia Commons