Dutch Art

Some pointers on how to recognize Dutch paintings

van gogh

about the here and now (hardly ever biblical stories or mythology)

Winter_landscape_with_skaters,_by_Hendrick_Avercamp

crowded with details

Kenau_Simonsdr_Hasselaar

sassy women

mondrian

elementary colours

jan steen

Love of the ordinary, including the bad & the ugly

old woman sleeping

Realism

nicolaas maes

moralising

Cynical and love for the Self-depreciating; laughing at yourself

Interieur_van_de_Sint-Odulphuskerk_in_Assendelft_Rijksmuseum

Protestant

van gogh

about the here and now (hardly ever biblical stories or mythology)