Dutch Baroque

Dutch Baroque

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Unformatted text preview: ows (used shutters) used motifs as instruments to emphasize techniques • - Pieter de Hooch, The Bedroom, 1660 o working same time as Vermeer o Vermeer never drew picture of a child o sophisticated use of space, used lighting and adjoining rooms to emphasize that • - de Hooch, Courtyard of a House in Delft, 1658; Courtyard with an Arbor and Drinker, 1659 o also did inside, outside scenes • - Houckgeest, Saenredam, de Witte o Houckgeest de Witte were done in Delft o de Witte was innovator of space and light o Saenredam started interest in architecture of churches • - there was lots of money to spend in Amsterdam; in Delft, economy in decline after doing well earlier o had a beer industry but was becoming less popular o began making pottery in Delft, but delftware more popular later on • - Delft known as cleanest city, obsessed with cleanliness • - Carel Fabritius o considered founder of Delft School of Art o studied with Rembrandt in 40s, was a good student o good at perspective in painting, illu...
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