Dutch Baroque

Etching drypoint and engraving in soft areas used

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Unformatted text preview: th C, Flemish o becomes spet in landscapes and figures in background o influential in developing and popularizing this technique o developed something called “world view” colors go from warm to cool, high horizon line, establishes foreground with rocky structure in front • - collaborations also big • - Pieter Bruegel. 1650s- 60s o same type of landscape stuff as Patinir o figures are more integrated into the space o did some weather/seasons scenes, (snow, rolling hills, etc.) goes back to tradition of calendar pages - Peter Paul Rubens, 17th century o style is similar to Brugel and Patinir (color coding moves from warm to cold, high horizon line) • - styles brought to Northern Netherlands by Flemish people fleeing from Antwerp (?) - local scene/landscapes vs. world view painting o local, realistic scenes develop later o local scenes have low horizon line, have windmills, color coding different, straightforward natural colors, represents real Dutch topography • • Prints • - prints vs. paintings o prints were cheaper to make, and safer • - prints mostly of scenes around the city or local landscape • - Hendrick Goltzius, View of the Dunes near Haarlem, 1603 • - Claes Jansz. Visscher, made series of prints around Haarlem • • • • • • • • • • • • o trademark was to place a fisherman (Visscher) in the scene - Esaias van de Velde, also did landscapes - you will also see figures of people included in landscape paintings o provides sense of scale - Willem Buytewech, also did series of prints of areas around Haarlem - etching vs. engraving o etching became favorite technique of landscape printmakers gives better sense of detail o engravers often make designs and copies after older paintings o etching: cover some parts of copper plate with acid proof substance, then soak in acid, creates designs, lines will be feathery o drypoint: another technique, dig into copper plate with...
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