The National Gallery of Art proudly presents its remarkable collection of Dutch seventeenth-century paintings, with entries written by curator Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. The Gallery's Dutch collection, which numbers more than 130 paintings, includes works by many of the finest masters of the golden Age, including Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, Frans Hals, and Alebert Cuyp. In it are outstanding examples of portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, marine paintings, still life’s, and biblical and mythological scenes that have made this school of painting one of the most beloved and admired in the history of European art.
Explores developments in art, art history, art criticism, and cultural history of the Netherlands from the artists' workshops for the Utrecht Dom in 1475 to the latest movements of the 1990s. Approximately one third of the Encyclopedia is devoted to biography and another third offers narrative art history; the balance focuses on specific subjects, with many artists, places, events and stylistic arguments examined from multiple viewpoints.
is an invaluable reference, research, and teaching tool. Authored by the Met’s experts—predominantly made up of curators but also of conservators, scientists, and educators—the Timeline comprises 300 timelines, 930 essays, close to 7,000 objects, and a robust index, and is regularly updated and enriched to provide new scholarship and insights on the collection.
The Rembrandt Database is a sustainable repository of existing information and documentation that is made available in a technologically advanced way. This service does not aim to replace the study of original objects or consultation among colleagues, but rather to speed up and facilitate research.
one of the most important art-historical information centres in the world, administering a unique collection of documentary, library and archive material on Western art from the late Middle Ages to the present. Documentation about Dutch art forms the nucleus of the collections. arts of the collections can also be accessed via online databases.
Basic Library Skills
The following guides to information resources address a variety of basic questions about the research process: