Dutch masters

At 355 years old, Johannes Vermeer's iconic Girl with a Pearl Earring still has secrets to reveal.
Museum Prinsenhof Delft today announced three discoveries made in three different paintings by Pieter de Hooch as part of its exhibition, Pieter de Hooch in Delft: From the shadow of Vermeer, the…
There is much to celebrate about the life and work of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, the famed Dutch master. Prolific and ground-breaking in drawing, printmaking and painting, Rembrandt was adept at…
Showcasing important new acquisitions and masterworks from the permanent collection, the newly renovated North European galleries at the Cleveland Museum of Art aim to envelop visitors in a new…
The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of Christ as the Man of Sorrows, painted between 1520-30 by the great Netherlandish master Quentin Metsys (1465 or 1466 – 1530; variously…
Learn about 17th Century Dutch and Flemish still life paintings by recreating a lavish spread of fine cheeses, pretzels, and the trappings of the good life.
The 89-year-old Claes Oldenburg has created a series of sculptures that look like maquettes, comprised in part of familiar works from his oeuvre. "Shelf Life" is a clever play on words from an artist…

LOS ANGELES–During the seventeenth century, Dutch political and religious freedom as well as maritime trade and military strength ushered in an era of economic prosperity. In this…