01 août 2009

“The Golden Age of Dutch Seascapes” @ the Peabody Essex Museum

Embarkation of Spanish Troops. Andries van Eertvelt. Oil on canvas. 1493 x 2324mm ©  National Maritime  Museum, Greenwich, UK. The Peabody Essex Museum presents The Golden Age of Dutch Seascapes, 70 works by Dutch masters of maritime art working in the time of Rembrandt and Vermeer. Painted during the peak years of Dutch artistic achievement between 1600 and 1700, these superlative, emotional works are the first in which European artists realistically depicted natural settings, rendering coastal atmospheres with... [Lire la suite]