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The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp 1632 Rembrandt Dutch Baroque Starts out in Amsterdam working No longer getting commissions for art in Dutch Netherlands Functions as a republic, so no monarchy for commissions Sold work to wealthy merchant class - open art market : art being produced and sold without predetermined buyers -more artistic freedom, but must conform to what the public wants - middle class now starting to buy art Popular Art - genre art : people doing everyday things including moral lesson -portrait commissions and group portraiture -landscapes Frans Hals, early 1630’s the “master” of group portraiture - painted militia companies (required type of national guard for Dutch) - when retired, often had party and wanted group portrait Amsterdam college of surgeons commissions Rembrandt for portrait -demonstrating dissection of human corpse, displayed in medical college -good reviews because he brought in Baroque inspired action, people doing their jobs - strong curiosity about “how the world works”
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