Senses and sins: Dutch painters of daily life in the seventeenth century
Hatje Cantz, 2004 - Art - 295 pages
Elegant ladies in satin robes, maids wearing starched bonnets, and pensive scholars immersed in study--we might think we know a great deal about life and culture in Holland's Golden Age. Yet, the ordered world of the Dutch burghers shown in Senses and Sinsis inconsistent with our perceptions of the past. The lady of the house drinks wine in the middle of the day, lap dogs copulate on spotless marble floors, and a rough-hewn farmer grimaces in disgust. This book presents the diverse themes and meanings of the school of painting that is so inadequately described as "genre," and, through works by various masters, this potentionally vague style achieves a much stronger definition.
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Adriaen Brouwer Adriaen van Ostade Alte Pinakothek Amsterdam artist background Bega Berlin Boijmans Van Beuningen Boymans Bredius Brekelenkam Canvas century cm Signed Codde's collection composition Delft depicted Dirck Hals Dou's drinking eeuw Exhibitions figures fijnschilders foreground Frankfurt am Main Frans Hals Frans van Mieris Gabriel Metsu Gemaldegalerie Gerard ter Borch Gerrit Dou Gudlaugsson Haarlem Hague hand Hecht Hendrick Hofstede de Groot Houbraken interiors Jacob Jan Steen Johannes Vermeer Koninklijk Kunst Kunsthalle Lammertse Leiden Literature London Ludolf de Jongh Mauritshuis Meesters Munich Musee Fabre Museum Boijmans Museum of Art National Gallery Naumann Neer Ochtervelt Oud Holland painter Panel peasant picture Pieter Codde Pieter de Hooch pipe probably Provenance Rembrandt rendering Rijksmuseum Rotterdam scene Schilderijen Schwerin seventeenth Seventeenth-Century Dutch Signed and dated soldier Sorgh Staatliche Stadelsches Kunstinstitut Stedelijk Museum Sutton tavern Willem Buytewech Willem Duyster wine woman young