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DUTCH BAROQUE Slide 2 Slide 3 DUTCH FREEDOM The Dutch succeeded in securing their independence from the Spanish in the late sixteenth century. Not until 1648, however, after years of continual border skirmishes with the Spanish were the northern Netherlands officially recognized as the United Provinces of the Netherlands ( The Dutch Republic ). DUTCH MONEY Amsterdam had the highest per capita income in Europe. That city emerged as the financial center of Europe, having founded the Bank of Amsterdam in 1609. DUTCH GOVERNMENT Due to this prosperity and the absence of an absolute ruler, political power increasingly passed into the hands of an urban patrician class of merchants and manufacturers, especially in cities such as Amsterdam, Haarlem, and Delft. That these bustling cities were all located in Holland ( the largest of the seven United Provinces ) perhaps explains why the name Holland is used informally to refer to the entire country. DUTCH RELIGION While Spain and the southern Netherlands were Catholic, the northern Netherlands were predominantly Protestant. The prevailing Calvinism demanded a puritanical rejection of art in churches, and thus artists produced relatively little religious art in the Dutch Republic at this time (especially when compared to areas dominated by Catholicism in the wake of the Counter- Reformation.) Slide 4 DUTCH BAROQUE Plebian Portraits Genre Paintings 0 Landscapes Still Lifes Slide 5 DUTCH BAROQUE Frans Hals Slide 6 DUTCH BAROQUE Frans Hals, Banquet of the Officers of the St George Militia Company, 1616. Slide 7 DUTCH BAROQUE Frans Hals. Officers and Sergeants of the St Hadrian Civic Guard. c. 1633. Slide 8 DUTCH BAROQUE Frans Hals. The Governors Of The Old Mena Almhouse At Haarlem, 1664. Slide 9 DUTCH BAROQUE Frans Hals Buffoon (Jester) Playing A Lute 1623 Slide 10 DUTCH BAROQUE Slide 11 Frans Hals The Laughing Cavalier 1624 Slide 12 DUTCH BAROQUE Frans Hals The Laughing Child 1620-1625 Slide 13 DUTCH BAROQUE Frans Hals The Jolly Toper (or The Merry Drinker) 1628-1630 Slide 14 DUTCH BAROQUE Frans Hals Lute Player With Wine Glass 1626. Slide 15 DUTCH BAROQUE Frans Hals Portrait of Rene Descartres c1649. Slide 16 DUTCH BAROQUE Rembrandt van Rijn Self-Portrait 1660 Slide 17 DUTCH BAROQUE Rembrandt van Rijn, Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp, 1632. Slide 18 DUTCH BAROQUE Rembrandt van Rijn, The Nightwatch, 1642. The Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq is more commonly known as Night Watch. This common title is, however, as a misnomer- Night Watch is not a nocturnal scene. Not your typical group portrait Slide 19 DUTCH BAROQUE Rembrandt van Rijn, The Syndics of the Clothmaker's Guild (The Staalmeesters) 1662. Slide 20 DUTCH BAROQUE Slide 21 Judith Leyster Self-Portrait 1630 Slide 22 DUTCH BAROQUE Judith Leyster A Boy and a Girl with a Cat and an Eel c1635 Slide 23 DUTCH BAROQUE Judith Leyster Man Offering A Woman Money 1631 Slide 24 DUTCH BAROQUE Judith Leyster Boy Playing a Flute 1630 Slide 25 DUTCH BAROQUE Jan Steen The Feast of St. Nicholas c. 1660-65 Oil on canvas. Slide 26 DUTCH BAROQUE Jan Steen, The Bean Feast, 1668. Slide 27 DUTCH BAROQUE Jan Vermeer The LaceMaker 1665-1670 Slide 28 DUTCH BAROQUE Slide 29 Jan Vermeer Allegory of the Art of Painting 1670 Slide 30 DUTCH BAROQUE Jan Vermeer The Letter 1630 Slide 31 DUTCH BAROQUE Jan Vermeer The Music Lesson 1662-1665 Slide 32 DUTCH BAROQUE Jan Vermeer Young Woman with a Water Pitcher c1665 Slide 33 DUTCH BAROQUE Jan Vermeer The Guitar Player 1670 Slide 34 DUTCH BAROQUE Jan Vermeer The Kitchenmaid c1658 Slide 35 DUTCH BAROQUE Jan Vermeer Girl With a Pearl Earring 1665 Slide 36 DUTCH BAROQUE Slide 37 Willem Claez Heda, Still Life with Oysters, c. 1640s Slide 38 DUTCH BAROQUE Pieter Claesz, Still Life with a Skull and a Writing Quill, 1628. Slide 39 DUTCH BAROQUE Willem Claez Heda, Still Life with Tobacco, Wine and Pocket Watch, 1637. Slide 40 DUTCH BAROQUE Willem Claez Heda Banquet Piece with Mince Pie, 1635. Slide 41 DUTCH BAROQUE Jan van Goyen, View of Dordrecht from the Dordtse Kil, 1644. Slide 42 DUTCH BAROQUE Salomon van Ruisdael, View of Deventer Seen from the North-West, 1657. Slide 43 DUTCH BAROQUE Jan Vermeer, View of Delft, c1661. Slide 44 DUTCH BAROQUE Jakob Ruisdael, Landscape With Church and Village, 1665-70. Slide 45 DUTCH BAROQUE Jacob van Ruisdael, Windmill at Wijk-bij-Duurst-ede, c1665.