Tag: Delft

View of the Oude Delft Canal (c.1660)

Van der Heyden, Jan (1637-1712) View of the Oude Delft Canal, Delft c.1660 Oil on cradled plywood panel, transferred from oak panel, 55.2 × 70.8 cm Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit See also: • Delft (Netherlands)

Jan van der Heyden

(1637–1712) The artist’s works: Street in Cologne first half of the 1600s Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg A View in Cologne c.1660–1665 National Gallery, London The Stone Bridge c.1660–1672 Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam View of the Oude Delft Canal c.1660 Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit View of the…

Baruch Spinoza

Benedictus de Spinoza (1632–1677) Works: • A Theologico-Political Treatise, Part 1 (English) • A Theologico-Political Treatise, Part 2 (English) • A Theologico-Political Treatise, Part 3 (English) • A Theologico-Political Treatise, Part 4 (English) • Ethica (Dutch) • Ethics (English) •…

Jan Vermeer (Johannes van der Meer)

(1632–1675) The artist’s works: Diana and her nymphs 1653–1654 Mauritshuis, The Hague Christ in the House of Martha and Mary 1654–1656 Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh Saint Praxedis 1655 Barbara Piasecka-Johnson, Princeton The Procuress 1656 Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden A Maid Asleep 1656–1657 Metropolitan Museum…

Corvina van Hofdyck

(1602–1667) Corvina van Hofdyck in Art: Rembrandt (1606-1669) Portrait of a Woman 1632 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York   Born August 22 1602 Sommelsdijk (Netherlands) Died October 21 1667 Delft (Netherlands) Husband Cornelis van Beresteyn (1586-1638)

Cornelis van Beresteyn

(1586–1638) Cornelis van Beresteyn in Art: Rembrandt (1606-1669) Portrait of a Man 1632 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York   Born December 31 1586 Delft (Netherlands) Died August 13 1638 Haamstede (Netherlands) Wife Corvina van Hofdyck (1602-1667) Occupation Burgomaster


(1606–1669) Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn The artist’s works: 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s No date Rembrandt in Art: Flinck, Govert (1615-1660) Rembrandt as Shepherd 1636 Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam     Rembrandt’s influence in Art: Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) Self-Portrait when Young 1753–1758 Tate Britain, London  …

Delft (Netherlands)

Delft in Art: Van der Heyden, Jan (1637-1712) View of the Oude Delft Canal c.1660 Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit     Vermeer, Jan (1632-1675) The Little Street 1658 Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam     Vermeer, Jan (1632-1675) View of Delft 1660–1661 Mauritshuis, The Hague     Births:…

View of Delft (1660-1661)

Vermeer, Jan (1632-1675) View of Delft (Gezicht op Delft) 1660–1661 Oil on canvas, 96.5 x 115.7 cm Mauritshuis, The Hague View of Delft today: See also: • Delft (Netherlands)

The Little Street (1658)

Vermeer, Jan (1632-1675) The Little Street (Het Straatje, Delft) 1658 Oil on canvas, 54.3 x 44 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam This is an unusual painting in Vermeer’s oeuvre, and remarkable for its time as a portrait of ordinary houses. The composition is…