Painting by Nina and Nika, Dewi and Lara, Marnix and Jan, Britt and Klara, Sanne


Famous Painters

Vincent van Gogh

  • 30 March 1853, Zundert - 29 July 1890, Auvers-sur-Oise
  • Post-Impressionism
  • No recognition while he was alive
  • Around 860 oil paintings
  • Painted landscapes, still lifes, portraits and self-portraits
  • Most known paintings: Sunflowers, Almond Branches in Bloom, Bedrom in Arles, Starry Night
  • His paintings can be seen at Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam), Kroller-Muller Museum (Otterlo), Gemeentemuseum (Den Haag) and many other museums throughout the world
Vincent van Gogh

Self-portrait, 1889

Starry Night

Starry Night, 1889


Rembrandt van Rijn

  • 15 July 1606, Leiden  -  4 October 1669, Amsterdam
  • The greatest painter of the Dutch Golden Age
  • Painted portraits, landscapes, biblical stories
  • 500 paintings
  • Most famous works: ‘De nachtwacht’ (The Night Watch), Anatomy Lesson of Dr Tulp, different self-portraits
  • His paintings can be seen at Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam), Mauritshuis (Den Haag) and many other museums throughout the world
Rembrandt van Rijn

Self-Portrait with Two Circles, 1665-1669

The Night Watch

The Night Watch, 1642


Johannes Vermeer

  • 31 October 1632, Delft - 15 December 1675, Delft
  • One of the greatest painters of the Dutch Golden Age
  • Painted common domestic interior scenes
  • About 45 paitings of which 35 are saved
  • Most famous paintings: Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Astronomer, The Milkmaid, View of Delft
  • His paintings can be seen at Mauritshuis (Den Haag), Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam) and many other museums throughout the world
Girl with a Pearl Earring

Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665

The Astronomer

The Astronomer, 1668


Piet Mondriaan

  • 7 March 1872, Amersfoort – 1 February 1944, New York
  • De Stijl art movement
  • Evolved neoplasticism: white ground with a grid of horizontal and vertical black lines and three primary colours
  • About 250 paintings
  • Most famous paintings: Composition in Red, Blue and Yellow; Composition in Oval with Colour Planes 1; Broadway Boogie-Woogie
  • His paintings can be seen at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag and many other museums throughout the world
Composition in Red

Composition in Red, Blue and Yellow, 1930

Broadway Boogie-Woogie

Broadway Boogie-Woogie, 1943


Arie Koning

  • Born in 1960
  • Expressionist
  • “Art of flowers” – colourful, abstract flower motives
  • Arie Koning Atelier, Alkmaar
Arie Koning

Herman Brood

  • 5 November 1946, Zwolle – 11 July 2001, Amsterdam
  • Painter and musician
  • Pop-art, colourful graffiti-inspired screen prints
  • Herman Brood Academie, Utrecht
Herman Brood
Casino

Casino


Museums

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

  • Learn to understand Vincent van Gogh and see some of his most impressive paintings. Why was he so impressed by sunflowers? Why did he cut of his ear? What is the meaning of his art?
  • https://www.vangoghmuseum.nl
Van Gogh Museum

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum

Mauritshuis, Den Haag

Mauritshuis