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Pieter De Grebber
Pieter Fransz de Grebber (c.1600–1652/3[1]) was a Dutch Golden Age painter.Contents1 Life 2 Work 3 References 4 External linksLife[edit] De Grebber was born in Haarlem, the oldest son of Frans Pietersz de Grebber (1573–1643), a painter and embroiderer in Haarlem, and the brother of the painters Maria and Albert.[2] He learned to paint from his father and from Hendrick Goltzius.[2] He was descended from a Catholic and artistic family and his sister Maria later became the mother-in-law of Gabriel Metsu. He was a friend of the priest and musicologist Jan Albertszoon Ban, and had a poem set to music by the Haarlem
Haarlem
composer Cornelis Padbrué. In 1632 he became a member of the Haarlem
Haarlem
Guild of St
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Salomon De Bray
Salomon
Salomon
is a form of the given name Solomon
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Antwerp
Antwerp
Antwerp
(/ˈæntwɜːrp/ ( listen), Dutch: Antwerpen [ˈɑntʋɛrpə(n)] ( listen), French: Anvers [ɑ̃vɛʁ(s)]) is a city in Belgium, and is the capital of Antwerp province in Flanders. With a population of 520,504,[2] it is the most populous city proper in Belgium. Its metropolitan area houses around 1,200,000 people, coming in second behind Brussels.[3][4] Antwerp
Antwerp
is on the River Scheldt, linked to the North Sea
North Sea
by the Westerschelde estuary
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Rembrandt
Rembrandt
Rembrandt
Harmenszoon van Rijn (/ˈrɛmbrænt, -brɑːnt/;[2] Dutch: [ˈrɛmbrɑnt ˈɦɑrmə(n)soːn vɑn ˈrɛin] ( listen); 15 July 1606[1] – 4 October 1669) was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and printmaker. An innovative and prolific master in three media,[3] he is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art history.[4] Unlike most Dutch masters of the 17th century, Rembrandt's works depict a wide range of style and subject matter, from portraits and self-portraits to landscapes, genre scenes, allegorical and historical scenes, biblical and mythological themes as well as animal studies
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Caravaggisti
The Caravaggisti
Caravaggisti
(or the "Caravagesques") were stylistic followers of the 16th-century Italian Baroque
Baroque
painter Caravaggio. His influence on the new Baroque
Baroque
style that eventually emerged from Mannerism
Mannerism
was profound. Caravaggio
Caravaggio
never established a workshop as most other painters did, and thus had no school to spread his techniques. Nor did he ever set out his underlying philosophical approach to art, the psychological realism which can only be deduced from his surviving work. But it can be seen directly or indirectly in the work of Rubens, Jusepe de Ribera, Bernini, and Rembrandt
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Utrecht School
Utrecht Caravaggism
Utrecht Caravaggism
(Dutch: Utrechtse caravaggisten) refers to those Baroque
Baroque
artists, all distinctly influenced by the art of Caravaggio, who were active mostly in the Dutch city of Utrecht during the first part of the seventeenth century.[1] Painters such as Dirck van Baburen, Gerrit van Honthorst, Hendrick ter Brugghen, Jan van Bijlert
Jan van Bijlert
and Matthias Stom
Matthias Stom
were all in Rome
Rome
in the 1610s, a time when the tenebroso of Caravaggio's later style was very influential. Adam Elsheimer, also in Rome
Rome
at the same time, was probably also an influence on them. Back in Utrecht, they painted mythological and religious history subjects and genre scenes, such as the card-players and gypsies that Caravaggio
Caravaggio
himself had abandoned in his later career
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History Painting
History
History
painting is a genre in painting defined by its subject matter rather than artistic style. History
History
paintings usually depict a moment in a narrative story, rather than a specific and static subject, as in a portrait. The term is derived from the wider senses of the word historia in Latin and Italian, meaning "story" or "narrative", and essentially means "story painting"
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Béguinage
A beguinage, from the French term béguinage, is an architectural complex which was created to house beguines: lay religious women who lived in community without taking vows or retiring from the world. Originally the beguine institution was the convent, an association of beguines living together or in close proximity of each other under the guidance of a single superior, called a mistress or prioress
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Karel Van Mander
Karel van Mander
Karel van Mander
(I) or Carel van Mander I[1][2] (May 1548 – 2 September 1606) was a Flemish painter, poet, art historian and art theoretician, who established himself in the Dutch Republic
Dutch Republic
in the latter part of his life. He is mainly remembered as a biographer of Early Netherlandish painters and Northern Renaissance artists in his Schilder-boeck
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Paleis Noordeinde
Noordeinde Palace
Palace
(Dutch: Paleis Noordeinde [paːˈlɛis noːrtˈɛində]) is one of the three official palaces of the Dutch royal family. Located in The Hague
The Hague
in the province of South Holland, it has been used as the "working palace" for King Willem-Alexander since 2013.Contents1 From farmhouse to palace 2 Royal palace 3 Modern palace 4 References 5 External linksFrom farmhouse to palace[edit] The palace originated as a medieval farmhouse, which was converted into a spacious residence by the steward of the States of Holland, Willem van de Goudt in 1533. The original farmhouse's cellars can still be seen in the palace basement. From 1566 to 1591, the palace had a different owner. After that it was leased, and in 1595, purchased by the States of Holland for Louise de Coligny, the widow of William of Orange, and her son Prince Frederik Hendrik
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Naaldwijk
Naaldwijk
Naaldwijk
(Dutch pronunciation: [ˈnaːltʋɛi̯k]) is a town in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Westland, and lies about 10 km southwest of The Hague. Naaldwijk
Naaldwijk
lies in the heart of Westland. The largest economic sector is greenhouse horticulture. The largest flower auction site in the world, operated by FloraHolland (nl), can be found in the nearby village of Honselersdijk. Naaldwijk
Naaldwijk
was previously a municipality in its own right, covering an area of 25.33 km² (of which 0.23 km² water). It included the towns Honselersdijk
Honselersdijk
and Maasdijk. On 1 January 2004 the municipality of Naaldwijk
Naaldwijk
was merged with the neighbouring municipalities De Lier, 's-Gravenzande, Monster, and Wateringen
Wateringen
to create the municipality of Westland
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Damietta
Damietta
Damietta
(Arabic: دمياط‎ Dumyāṭ , IPA: [domˈjɑːtˤ]; Coptic: ⲧⲁⲙⲓⲁϯ) also known as Damiata, or Domyat, is a port and the capital of the Damietta Governorate in Egypt, a former bishopric and present multiple Catholic titular see
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Frederik Hendrik
Frederick Henry, or Frederik Hendrik in Dutch (29 January 1584 – 14 March 1647), was the sovereign Prince of Orange
Prince of Orange
and stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Guelders, and Overijssel
Overijssel
from 1625 to 1647. As the leading soldier in the Dutch wars against Spain, his main achievement was the successful Siege of 's-Hertogenbosch
Siege of 's-Hertogenbosch
in 1629. It was the main Spanish base and a well-fortified city protected by an experienced Spanish garrison and by formidable water defenses
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Charles I Of England
Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649)[a] was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. Charles was born into the House of Stuart
House of Stuart
as the second son of King James VI
James VI
of Scotland, but after his father inherited the English throne in 1603, he moved to England, where he spent much of the rest of his life. He became heir apparent to the thrones of England, Scotland and Ireland on the death of his elder brother, Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, in 1612. An unsuccessful and unpopular attempt to marry him to the Spanish Habsburg
Spanish Habsburg
princess Maria Anna culminated in an eight-month visit to Spain in 1623 that demonstrated the futility of the marriage negotiations
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Dudley Carleton, 1st Viscount Dorchester
Dudley Carleton, 1st Viscount Dorchester
Viscount Dorchester
(10 March 1573 – 15 February 1632) was an English art collector, diplomat and Secretary of State.Contents1 Early life 2 Ambassador to the Venetian Republic 3 Ambassador to the United Provinces 4 In both Houses 5 The Personal Rule 6 Correspondence 7 Family 8 See also 9 References 10 Notes 11 External linksEarly life[edit] He was the second son of Anthony Carleton
Anthony Carleton
of Brightwell Baldwin, Oxfordshire, and of Joyce Goodwin, daughter of John Goodwin of Winchendon, Buckinghamshire. He was born on 10 March 1573, and educated at Westminster School
Westminster School
and Christ Church, Oxford, where he graduated B.A, in 1595, M.A
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Peter Paul Rubens
Sir Peter Paul Rubens
Peter Paul Rubens
(/ˈruːbənz/;[1] Dutch: [ˈrybə(n)s]; 28 June 1577 – 30 May 1640) was a Flemish artist. He is considered the most influential artist of Flemish Baroque
Baroque
tradition. Rubens' highly charged compositions reference erudite aspects of classical and Christian history. His unique and immensely popular Baroque
Baroque
style emphasized movement, color, and sensuality, which followed the immediate, dramatic artistic style promoted in the Counter-Reformation
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