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Art of the Netherlands

These are the stories of men of genius whose work has captivated and thrilled generations of people all over the world. Art of The Netherlands is an authoritative new series which chronicles the life, times and work of true masters of the art world. Informative yet entertaining, the series of six programs highlights important events in each artists life and explores their stylistic trademarks, while providing detailed explanations of the techniques which sealed their reputations.
  • Title ID 30-AN
  • Fine Arts, Art History
  • 6 Programs
  • 1 Supplemental File
  • 10th Grade through Post Secondary
  • Released in 2001 by Cromwell
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Volume 1: BoschRunning time is 30 minutes

This series discusses the Dutch painter, Medieval painter, and Medieval surrealist, Hieronymus Bosch,

Volume 2: BruegelRunning time is 30 minutes

This series discusses Flemish painter and landscape painter Pieter Bruegel, landscape painter, who was a Renaissance painter.

Volume 3: RubensRunning time is 30 minutes

This series discusses Peter Paul Rubens, Baroque painter, Flemish painter, sculptor, and muralist.

Volume 4: Van DyckRunning time is 30 minutes

This series discusses the Dutch Baroque painter Anthony Van Dyck, who was known for his English, portrait of Charles the First.

Volume 5: RembrandtRunning time is 30 minutes

This series discusses the Dutch artist and painter Rembrandt, who established the Rembrandt school of art.

Volume 6: VermeerRunning time is 30 minutes

This series discusses Jan Vermeer, the Dutch Painter of the Baroque, which in the Dutch Golden Age, painted the masterpiece, Girl with a Pearl Earring

Supplemental Files

MARC Records for AN
MARC records for the series Art of the Netherlands

Reviews

Shot on location in Amsterdam, the sampled Rembrandt, from a six-part artist series, introduces the life and works of the Dutch master (1606-69). Although little is known of Rembrandt's childhood, an early painting, created at age 19, shows evidence of his remarkable talent. ..Others in this insightful series introduce Brueghel, Vermeer, van Dyck, Reubens, and Bosch. Excellent choices for high-school and college art students and public library patrons.
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