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Unformatted text preview: Dutch School: (1600 - 1670) The artistic development of the country coincided with its evolution into an independent state. Until 1579, the northern and southern Netherlands were controlled by the Spanish. Seven of the northern provinces formed an alliance, adopting the name of the largest province, Holland. The freedom of the was established in the Twelve Years Truce in 1609, followed by the war with Spain beggining in 1621. In 1648, after the Thirty Years War, the Dutch Nation was given official independence with the Peace of Munster. National pride was abundant at the end of this struggle, and had an impact on the nature of Dutch art in the 17th century. Renaissance influnence appeared in Dutch art in the early 16th century. Mannerism became the dominant style throughout the Netherlands in the 16th century, copying Italian style while ignoring classic traditions. style throughout the Netherlands in the 16th century, copying Italian style while ignoring classic traditions....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ARH ARH2000 taught by Professor Karenroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10