Unformatted text preview: Great international traders. Amsterdam has the highest income in the 17 th century. Financial center of the continent in the 17 th century. Protestant populated the people. Very educated people (middle class), also were Calvinists (a protestant type). Portiture , landscape, jandra, all became very popular. The most famous artist: Rembrandt Van Rijn (1601-1669): busy studio with a huge workshop and lots of students. Because of the fact that he had many students: its difficult to identify his works. 19-45 Rembrandt Van Rijn, The company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq (The night Watch), 1642, Oil on canvas, 11’ x 14’ It is a portrait, where there is movement. Upsets the conventions of what a portrait should look like. 19-49 Judith Leyster, Self-portrait, ca. 1630, Oil on Canvas. Holding paint brush and palette, while painting....
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- Spring '08
- Louis XIV, Louis XIV of France, Palace of Versailles, Amsterdam, Rembrandt, Rembrandt van Rijn