Dutch painting is intimately linked with the nation’s sense of identity. Art flourished in the seventeenth century, when the Dutch threw off their Spanish overlords and became a formidable trading nation. Today, names like Rembrandt and Johannes Vermeer retain their magic the world over.
These three works, by Willem Koekkoek and Arnoldus Bloemers, belong to the nineteenth century Dutch Romantic era, when artists paid homage to the seventeenth century Golden Age of painting while bringing a contemporary sensibility to their work.
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31 March 2021