Discover the world of The Dutch Golden Age of art our extensive collection of oil painting reproductions. Dutch Golden Age art spans a timeline of approximately one hundred years from the beginning to the end of the 17th century when not only art, but also trade and military influences of the Dutch were the foremost in the world. This created the most powerful maritime and economic power of the period.
As a result of the wealth created, Dutch painters like Johannes Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Peter Claesz and Frans Hals found rich patrons and were able to paint knowing that their paintings would have willing buyers. Due to its concentration of wealth, Amsterdam was the largest artistic center, and in the mid 1600’s it is estimated that over a million Dutch Golden Age paintings were created. Landscapes and portraits were the most popular style of paintings with the public, as well as genre and still life paintings.
Famous Dutch painters of the Golden Age are Johannes Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Peter Claesz and Frans Hals. Art reproductions on canvas from the Dutch Golden age and reproductions of famous paintings from Dutch Golden Age artists such Melchior de Hondecoeter, Van Dyck, Gerard Hoet are all painted in our own Studio by our resident professional artists.
Johannes Vermeer’s most famous paintings is Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665. Other popular Jan Vermeer paintings are The Milkmaid, 1658, and Woman with a Pearl Necklace, 1664 Vermeer reproductions can be purchased from our online catalogue and are offered in many size options.
Rembrandt’s most famous painting is The Night Watch 1642 held at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Rembrandt’s painting The Jewish Bride 1667 is also held at the Rijksmuseum Museum. Hendrickje Bathing in a River 1654 held by The National Gallery in London where it is displayed with its full title A Woman Bathing in a Stream (Hendrickje Stoffels). Rembrandt van Rijn paintings can be viewed in the Rembrandt Room at the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg where over 400 Rembrandt oil paintings and drawings are situated.
Dutch Golden Age still life artist Peter Claesz’s most famous painting is Still Life with a Skull and a Writing Quill, 1628, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art In New York City. Peter Claesz Vanitas paintings are symbolic works of art showing the transience of life and the certainty of death as portrayed in Vanitas Still Life 1630. Dutch Vanitas paintings and Pieter Claesz still life paintings such as Still Life with Lemons and Olives are for sale from our standard catalogue of our painting reproductions.
Frans Hals Laughing Cavalier 1624 is the most famous of Frans Hal’s paintings, and is held in London at the Wallace Collection.
Buy famous art reproductions on canvas paintings by some of the greatest Dutch Golden Age artists here.