Adriaen Coorte, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Adriaen Coorte

Adriaen Coorte painted simple still lifes with gooseberries, asparagus or shells.

His subjects are usually brightly lit against a dark background.


Ambrosius Bosschaert de Oude, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Ambrosius Bosschaert de Oude

Ambrosius Bosschaert de Oude painted still lifes and was an art dealer.

His three sons, Ambrosius II, Johannes and Abraham, followed in his footsteps and became painters of floral still lifes.

Adriaen Coorte, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Bartholomeus van der Helst

Bartholomeus van der Helst painted individual and group portraits.

He portrayed his subject in confident poses, which made him especially popular among the wealthy bourgeoisie of Amsterdam.

Carel Fabritius, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Carel Fabritius

Carel Fabritius was a pupil of Rembrandt van Rijn. Of all his students, Fabritius was the only one to develop his own style.

His portraits feature delicately lit subjects against light-coloured, textured backgrounds.

Adriaen Coorte, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Ceasar Boetius van Everdingen

Ceasar Boetius van Everdingen worked on behalf of painter and architect Jacob van Campen.

During this time he made two paintings for the Huis ten Bosch (the Royal Palace). He later specialised in history paintings which he painted in the classical style.

Clara Peeters, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Clara Peeters

Clara Peeters painted extremely realistic still lifes, which would usually consist of luxurious food.

Clara Peeters is the most famous female artist of her time. Still, there is little known about her personal life.

Daniel Seghers, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Daniel Seghers

Daniel Seghers is known for his "flower garland" paintings, where he portrays a religious symbol surrounded by a flower garland.

Floris Claesz. van Dijck, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Floris Claesz. van Dijck

Floris Claesz. Van Dijck is known for his still life paintings of breakfast tables, consisting of cheeses, fruit and nuts. In addition, he painted plants and flowers in a very realistic and accurate way.

George Hendrik Breitner, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

George Hendrik Breitner

George Hendrik Breitner is known for his depiction of the urban life in Amsterdam.

He chose working-class models and saw himself as the people’s painter.

Georges Seurat, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Georges Seurat

Georges Seurat was a pointillist, a style of painting that is part of impressionism, where the painter only uses dots of primary, unblended colours.

Gerard ter Borch, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Gerard ter Borch

Gerard ter Borch’s father, who was an amateur painter, taught him to paint.

During the Dutch Golden Age, he influenced many fellow painters, like Johannes Vermeer.

Hans Bollongier, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Gerrit Adriaensz. Berckheyde

Gerrit Adriaensz. Berckheyde is known for his urban landscapes, mainly of Haarlem, Amsterdam and The Hague.

Hans Bollongier, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Hans Bollongier

Hans Bollongier focused on painting still lifes of bouquets of flowers.

He had his own personal style that is characterised by his use of light-dark contrasts (clair-obscur).

Hans Holbein the Younger, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Hans Holbein the Younger

Hans Holbein de Jonge made a lot of religious art.

In April 1529 religious imagery was banned from churches so most of his work was destroyed, except for the portraits he made.

Hendrick Avercamp, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Hendrick Avercamp

Handrick Avercamp was deaf and mute and was known as ‘the mute of Kampen’. He could express his feelings by drawing.

During his career as an artist he mainly focused on painting the Netherlands in winter. Avercamp became famous for his paintings of people ice skating on frozen lakes.

Hendrik Voogd, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Hendrik Voogd

Hendrik Voogd was born in Amsterdam but lived most of his life in Italy.

He painted landscapes which have a very romantic feel to them.

Isaac Israels, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Isaac Israels

Isaac Israels was Jozef Isaels's son. Isaac spend a lot of time with George Hendrik Breitner and together they were called the 'impressionists of Amsterdam'.

Jacob van Ruisdael, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Jacob van Ruisdael

Only little is known about Jacob van Ruisdael's life. Even the dates of his birth and passing are discussions.

Some believe that he was not only a painter, bus also a doctor.

Jan Adam Kruseman, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Jan Adam Kruseman

Jan Adam Kruseman mainly painted portraits.

He made around 500 portraits for the aristocrats and wealthy commoners.

Jan Asselijn, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Jan Asselijn

Jan Asselijn painted genre pieces, landscapes and animals.

His most famous work is The Threatened Swan, which has been part of the collection of the Rijksmuseum for over two centuries.

Jan Davidsz. de Heem, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Jan Davidsz. de Heem

Jan Davidsz. de Heem was the most influential flower painter of his time.

Compared to other flower still-lifes of the early seventeenth century, his paintings are colourful, floral explosions.

Jan Havicksz. Steen, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Jan Havicksz. Steen

Jan Havicksz. Steen painted messy and wild households and pub scenes.

He is known for his cheerful genre pieces full of humor and irony.

Jan Mankes, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Jan Mankes

Mankes produced around 200 paintings, 100 drawings and 50 prints before dying of tuberculosis at the age of 30.

His restrained, detailed work ranged from self-portraits to landscapes and studies of birds and animals.

Jan van Huysum, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Jan van Huysum

Jan van Huysum painted flower still lifes in which he often placed the bouquet asymmetrically against a light background.

He also combined flowers from different seasons in one bouquet.

Jan Willen Pieneman, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Jan Willem Pieneman

Jan Willem Pieneman is known for his depictions of events in Dutch history.

He also served in various administrative positions. He was for example, director of the Rijksmuseum.

Johannes Cornelisz. Verspronck , reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Johannes Cornelisz. Verspronck

Johannes Cornelisz. Verspronck is known for his precision in painting details such as jewelry and lace.

He is most famous for his work ‘Portrait of a Girl Dressed in Blue’.

Johannes Vermeer, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Johannes Vermeer

Vermeer was probably the first to perform his paintings, as later the most painters of his time, with monochrome shades of gray.

Unfortunately no sketches of the painter Johannes Vermeer are known.

Jozef Israels, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Jozef Israels

Jozef Israels was taught by Jan Adam Kruseman and Jan Willem Pieneman.

He later moved to Zandvoort and fell in love with the simple way of living on the coast. This is also reflected in many of his paintings.

Paul Joseph Constantin Gabriel, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Paul Joseph Constantin Gabriel

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Paulus Potter, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Paulus Potter

Paulus Potter specialized in painting animals in Dutch landscapes.

He made about 100 artworks before he died of tuberculosis at the age of 28.

Peter Paul Rubens, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens is one of the most influential painters of the Flemish Baroque. He made a lot of altarpieces, but also portraits and landscapes.

He liked to paint full-figured women and focusses on different female archetypes, like the virgin and the widow.

Piet Mondriaan, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Piet Mondriaan

Piet Mondriaan is regarded as one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.

He is known for being one of the pioneers of abstract art when he changed his artistic direction from figurative painting to an increasingly more abstract style.

Paul Joseph Constantin Gabriel, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Rembrandt van Rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) was born in Leiden, the son of a miller.

After finishing Latin School, his parents enrolled him at Leiden University.

Piet Mondriaan, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Théo van Doesburg

Theo van Doesburg was one of the founders of De Stijl.

He was a painter but also a poet, novelist, typographer, photographer, interior designer and architect.

Théo van Rysselberghe, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Théo van Rysselberghe

Theo van Rysselberghe was a Belgian, neo-impressionist.

He introduced pointillism in Belgium and was one of the founders of the avant-garde group Les Vingt.

Vincent van Gogh, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Vincent van Gogh

Vincent Willem van Gogh's work falls under post-impressionism.

Van Gogh is today regarded as one of the great painters of the 19th century. However, this recognition came only late.

Willem Bartel van der Kooi, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Willem Bartel van der Kooi

Willem Bartel van der Kooi specialized in portraits, but he also made a few genre pieces.

In 1808 he won a prize for best genre piece, which made his popularity grow immensely. In 1818 he even got asked to portray King William I and his wife.

Willem Claesz. Heda, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Willem Claesz. Heda

Heda painted still lifes and was a master in painting fabrics and reflections of light on smooth, shiny surfaces.

Willem van Aelst, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Willem van Aelst

Willem van Aelst was born in 1627 in Delft and his uncle Evert van Aelst taught him how to paint.

He lived in France for several years where he was known as Guillielmo d’Olanda.

Willem van Haecht, reproductions on canvas, ceramic tiletableaus and coasters

Willem van Haecht

Willem van Haecht was a Flemish painter. He is mostly known for his depictions of interiors filled with art.

His father Tobias Verhaecht, who was a landscape painter, was his first teacher and taught him to paint.