Dutch Golden Age
(An artistic movement)

This movement is a subcategory of Baroque

Dates: 1600-1680

Flourishing period in the Dutch Republic, with a global production of several millions of still lifes, portraits, genre scenes and landscapes - genres hitherto neglected in favour of religious painting.

People associated with this movement
Willem van AelstDutch, 1626-168343 artworks
Pieter Jansz. van AschDutch, 1603-16789 artworks
Jan AsselijnDutch, 1610-16521 artwork
Bartholomeus AssteynDutch, 1607-17704 artworks
Balthasar van der AstDutch, 1593-165728 artworks
Barent AvercampDutch, 1612-167916 artworks
Hendrick AvercampDutch, 1585-163437 artworks
Jacob Adriaensz BackerDutch, 1608-165128 artworks
David BaillyDutch, 1584-16675 artworks
Ludolf BakhuizenDutch, 1630-170880 artworks
Bartholomeus van BassenDutch, 1590-165211 artworks
Jan Abrahamsz BeerstratenDutch, 1622-16668 artworks
Cornelis Pietersz BegaDutch, 1620-166417 artworks
Nicolaes BerchemDutch, 1620-16830 artworks
Nicolaes BerchemDutch, 1620-168327 artworks
Gerrit Adriaenszoon BerckheydeDutch, 1638-169815 artworks
Job Adriaenszoon BerckheydeDutch, 1630-16932 artworks
Christoffel van den BergheDutch, 1590-16456 artworks
Cornelis BisschopDutch, 1630-167410 artworks
Ferdinand BolDutch, 1616-168051 artworks
Hans BollongierDutch, 1600-16734 artworks
Gerard ter Borch the YoungerDutch, 1617-168154 artworks
Abraham BosschaertDutch, 1612-16434 artworks
Ambrosius Bosschaert the ElderDutch, 1573-162117 artworks
Ambrosius Bosschaert the YoungerDutch, 1609-16455 artworks
Johannes BosschaertDutch, 1606-16294 artworks
Jan BothDutch, 1618-165236 artworks
Esaias BoursseDutch, 1631-16725 artworks
Leonaert Bramer1596-167425 artworks
Salomon de BrayDutch, 1597-16649 artworks
Elias van den BroeckBelgian, 1649-17087 artworks
Johannes van BronckhorstDutch, 1648-172712 artworks
Abraham van CalraetDutch, 1642-172231 artworks
Jan van de CappelleDutch, 1626-167929 artworks
Pieter ClaeszDutch, 1597-166035 artworks
Pieter CoddeDutch, 1599-167820 artworks
Edwart CollierDutch, 1640-171018 artworks
Adriaen CoorteDutch, 1665-17073 artworks
Laurens CraenDutch, 1620-16702 artworks
Pieter van der CroosDutch, 1609-16772 artworks
Abraham van CuylenborchDutch, 1610-16584 artworks
Aelbert CuypDutch, 1620-169168 artworks
Cornelis Gerritsz. DeckerDutch, 1623-167811 artworks
Dirck van DelenDutch, 1604-167122 artworks
Abraham DiepraemDutch, 1622-16704 artworks
Floris van DijckDutch, 1575-16516 artworks
Gerrit DouDutch, 1613-167567 artworks
Hendrick Jacobsz. DubbelsDutch, 1621-170711 artworks
Karel DujardinDutch, 1626-167850 artworks
Allaert van EverdingenDutch, 1621-167515 artworks
Caesar van EverdingenDutch, 1617-167823 artworks
Carel FabritiusDutch, 1622-165414 artworks
Jean-Baptiste FornenburghDutch, 1585-16498 artworks
Wybrand GeestDutch, 1592-16615 artworks
Jan Josefz van GoyenDutch, 1596-165648 artworks
Joris van der HaagenDutch, 1615-16697 artworks
Johannes van HaensbergenDutch, 1642-17059 artworks
Dirck HalsDutch, 1591-165634 artworks
Frans HalsDutch, 1582-1666151 artworks
Jan HalsDutch, 1620-16543 artworks
Willem Claesz HedaDutch, 1594-167029 artworks
Cornelis de HeemDutch, 1631-16954 artworks
Jan Davidszoon de HeemDutch, 1606-168457 artworks
Bartolomeus van der HelstDutch, 1613-167026 artworks
Lodewijk van der HelstDutch, 1642-16822 artworks
Herman HenstenburghDutch, 1667-17267 artworks
Jan van der HeydenDutch, 1637-171265 artworks
Meindert HobbemaDutch, 1638-170934 artworks
Melchior de HondecoetterDutch, 1636-169533 artworks
Pieter de HoochDutch, 1629-168467 artworks
Samuel Van HoogstratenDutch, 1627-167810 artworks
Jan van HuchtenburghDutch, 1647-17337 artworks
Ludolf de JonghDutch, 1616-16793 artworks
Willem KalfDutch, 1610-169311 artworks
Cornelis KickDutch, 1634-16816 artworks
Simon KickDutch, 1603-16528 artworks
Philips de KoninckDutch, 1619-168820 artworks
Philip van KouwenberghDutch, 1671-17293 artworks
Judith LeysterDutch, 1609-166017 artworks
Jan LievensDutch, 1607-167471 artworks
Johannes LingelbachDutch, 1622-167433 artworks
Isaack LuttichuysDutch, 1616-16732 artworks
Nicolaes MaesDutch, 1634-169357 artworks
Cornelis de ManDutch, 1621-170612 artworks
Jacob MarrelGerman, 1614-16813 artworks
Gabriël MetsuDutch, 1629-1667126 artworks
Michiel Jansz. van MiereveltDutch, 1567-16416 artworks
Abraham MignonGerman, 1640-167919 artworks
Jan MijtensDutch, 1614-167029 artworks
Paulus MoreelseDutch, 1571-163856 artworks
Jan MortelDutch, 1652-17194 artworks
Frederick de MoucheronDutch, 1633-168611 artworks
Michiel van MusscherDutch, 1645-17054 artworks
Aert van der NeerDutch, 1603-167736 artworks
Caspar NetscherDutch, 1639-168458 artworks
Jan OlisDutch, 1610-167615 artworks
Maria van OosterwijckDutch, 1630-16936 artworks
Adriaen van OstadeDutch, 1610-1685102 artworks
Isaac van OstadeDutch, 1621-164932 artworks
Anthonie PalamedeszDutch, 1601-16733 artworks
Palamedes Palamedesz IDutch, 1607-16381 artwork
Nicolaes Eliaszoon PickenoyDutch, 1588-165013 artworks
Carel van der PluymDutch, 1625-16722 artworks
Egbert van der PoelDutch, 1621-166420 artworks
Cornelius van PoelenburghDutch, 1594-166762 artworks
Frans PostDutch, 1612-168011 artworks
Hendrik Gerritsz. PotDutch, 1585-165711 artworks
Paulus PotterDutch, 1625-165442 artworks
Pieter QuastDutch, 1605-164710 artworks
Jan Anthonisz van RavesteynDutch, 1570-16578 artworks
George Ogilvy ReidEnglish, 1851-19281 artwork
Rembrandt van RijnDutch, 1606-1669715 artworks
Pieter de RingDutch, 1615-16605 artworks
Roelant RoghmanDutch, 1627-16928 artworks
Gillis RomboutsDutch, 1630-16721 artwork
Jan Albertsz RotiusDutch, 1624-16667 artworks
Jacob van RuisdaelDutch, 1628-168291 artworks
Salomon van RuysdaelDutch, 1600-167034 artworks
Salomonsz. van RuysdaelDutch, 1602-167014 artworks
Eise Aetes RuytenbachDutch, 1656-16921 artwork
Peter SaenredamDutch, 1597-166515 artworks
Ethel Sands1873-196220 artworks
Roelant SaveryDutch, 1576-163915 artworks
Godfried SchalckenDutch, 1643-170675 artworks
Floris van SchootenDutch, 1590-165518 artworks
Otto van SchrieckDutch, 1613-167813 artworks
Jan SteenDutch, 1625-1679110 artworks
Abraham Jansz. StorckDutch, 1644-170836 artworks
Ernst StuvenGerman, 1657-17125 artworks
Wallerant VaillantDutch, 1623-16776 artworks
Werner Jacobsz. van den ValckertDutch, 1585-16355 artworks
Anthonie van BorssumDutch, 1630-16772 artworks
Adriaen van de VeldeDutch, 1636-167223 artworks
Esaias van der Velde IDutch, 1587-163013 artworks
Willem van der Velde the ElderDutch, 1611-16937 artworks
Willem van de Velde the YoungerDutch, 1633-1707166 artworks
Jacob van VelsenDutch, 1597-16564 artworks
Adriaen van de VenneDutch, 1580-166217 artworks
Pieter Cornelisz.VerbeeckDutch, 1610-16544 artworks
Johannes VermeerDutch, 1632-167537 artworks
Jan Vermeer van UtrechtDutch, 1630-16961 artwork
Simon de VliegerDutch, 1601-165342 artworks
Hendrick Cornelisz van VlietDutch, 1611-167530 artworks
Daniel VosmaerDutch, 1622-16696 artworks
Nicolaes de VreeDutch, 1645-17022 artworks
Jacobus VrelDutch, 1617-168116 artworks
Abraham de VriesDutch, 1590-16558 artworks
Roelof van VriesDutch, 1631-168117 artworks
Jacob van WalscapelleDutch, 1644-17278 artworks
Jan WeenixDutch, 1640-171930 artworks
Adriaen van der WerffDutch, 1659-172219 artworks
Jacob Willemsz. de WetDutch, 1610-167112 artworks
Jan WijnantsDutch, 1632-168447 artworks
Adam WillaertsDutch, 1577-16442 artworks
Matthias WithoosDutch, 1627-17035 artworks
Emanuel de WitteDutch, 1617-169243 artworks
Philips WouwermanDutch, 1619-1668120 artworks
Pieter WouwermanDutch, 1623-16828 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Self Portrait Aged 51
Rembrandt van Rijn

Self-Portrait
Carel Fabritius

Saint Mark
Cornelius van Poelenburgh

Fruit and a Vase of Flowers
Jan Davidszoon de Heem

The Forest
Jacob van Ruisdael

Kitchen Scene
Floris van Schooten

Still Life
Pieter Claesz

Shepherd and Sheperdess
Adriaen van der Werff

Rembrandt's Mill
Rembrandt van Rijn

Peasants Making Music and Dancing
Cornelis Pietersz Bega

Shepherd with flute
Jacob Adriaensz Backer

Still Life with a Lobster
Willem Claesz Heda
Top 10 museums with Dutch Golden Age art
Rijksmuseum - AmsterdamNetherlands (Amsterdam)465 artworks
National Gallery - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)285 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York)120 artworks
National Trust - UKUnited Kingdom106 artworks
Hermitage Museum - St-PetersburgRussian Federation (St. Petersburg)98 artworks
Gemäldegalerie - BerlinGermany (Berlin)98 artworks
Mauritshaus - The HagueNetherlands (The Hague)96 artworks
Musée du Louvre - ParisFrance (Paris)95 artworks
Wallace Collection - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)89 artworks
National Maritime Museum - LondonUnited Kingdom (Greenwich)85 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1600
Why 1600?: Economic boom in the Dutch Republic which permitted many painters to live from their art.

End date:  1680
Why 1680?: The war against France ruined the country. Moreover, many great painters died around the 1670's (Rembrandt, Vermeer...).