Dutch Golden Age
(An artistic movement)

This movement is a subcategory of Baroque

Dates: 1620-1680

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, 1626-168336 artworks
Pieter Jansz. van AschDutch, 1603-16789 artworks
Bartholomeus AssteynDutch, 1607-17704 artworks
Balthasar van der AstDutch, 1593-165723 artworks
Barent AvercampDutch, 1612-167916 artworks
Hendrick AvercampDutch, 1585-163437 artworks
Jacob Adriaensz BackerDutch, 1608-165127 artworks
David BaillyDutch, 1584-16675 artworks
Ludolf BakhuizenDutch, 1630-170877 artworks
Ludolf BakhuizenDutch, 1630-17080 artworks
Bartholomeus van BassenDutch, 1590-165211 artworks
Jan Abrahamsz BeerstratenDutch, 1622-16667 artworks
Cornelis Pietersz BegaDutch, 1620-166417 artworks
Nicolaes BerchemDutch, 1620-16830 artworks
Nicolaes BerchemDutch, 1620-168327 artworks
Gerrit Adriaenszoon BerckheydeDutch, 1638-169812 artworks
Job Adriaenszoon BerckheydeDutch, 1630-16931 artwork
Christoffel van den BergheDutch, 1590-16456 artworks
Cornelis BisschopDutch, 1630-167410 artworks
Ferdinand BolDutch, 1616-168050 artworks
Hans BollongierDutch, 1600-16734 artworks
Gerard ter Borch the YoungerDutch, 1617-168146 artworks
Abraham BosschaertDutch, 1612-16434 artworks
Ambrosius Bosschaert the ElderDutch, 1573-162116 artworks
Ambrosius Bosschaert the YoungerDutch, 1609-16455 artworks
Johannes BosschaertDutch, 1606-16294 artworks
Jan BothDutch, 1618-165234 artworks
Leonaert Bramer1596-167424 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, 1597-166012 artworks
Edwart CollierDutch, 1640-171018 artworks
Laurens CraenDutch, 1620-16702 artworks
Pieter van der CroosDutch, 1609-16772 artworks
Abraham van CuylenborchDutch, 1610-16584 artworks
Aelbert CuypDutch, 1620-169167 artworks
Cornelis Gerritsz. DeckerDutch, 1623-167811 artworks
Dirck van DelenDutch, 1604-167122 artworks
Floris van DijckDutch, 1575-16516 artworks
Gerrit DouDutch, 1613-167537 artworks
Hendrick Jacobsz. DubbelsDutch, 1621-170711 artworks
Karel DujardinDutch, 1626-167848 artworks
Caesar van EverdingenDutch, 1617-167823 artworks
Carel FabritiusDutch, 1622-165414 artworks
Jean-Baptiste FornenburghDutch, 1585-16498 artworks
Jan Josefz van GoyenDutch, 1596-165644 artworks
Johannes van HaensbergenDutch, 1642-17059 artworks
Dirck HalsDutch, 1591-165625 artworks
Frans HalsDutch, 1582-1666149 artworks
Jan HalsDutch, 1620-16543 artworks
Willem Claesz HedaDutch, 1594-167028 artworks
Cornelis de HeemDutch, 1631-16954 artworks
Jan Davidsz. de HeemDutch, 1606-168452 artworks
Bartolomeus van der HelstDutch, 1613-167022 artworks
Herman HenstenburghDutch, 1667-17267 artworks
Jan van der HeydenDutch, 1637-171265 artworks
Meindert HobbemaDutch, 1638-170933 artworks
Melchior de HondecoetterDutch, 1636-169533 artworks
Pieter de HoochDutch, 1629-168466 artworks
Samuel Van HoogstratenDutch, 1627-16789 artworks
Jan van HuchtenburghDutch, 1647-17337 artworks
Willem KalfDutch, 1610-169310 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, 1609-166016 artworks
Jan LievensDutch, 1607-167468 artworks
Johannes LingelbachDutch, 1622-167433 artworks
Isaack LuttichuysDutch, 1616-16732 artworks
Nicolaes MaesDutch, 1634-169348 artworks
Cornelis de ManDutch, 1621-170612 artworks
Gabriel MetsuDutch, 1629-166767 artworks
Abraham MignonDutch, 1640-167917 artworks
Jan MijtensDutch, 1614-167028 artworks
Paulus MoreelseDutch, 1571-163853 artworks
Jan MortelDutch, 1652-17194 artworks
Frederick de MoucheronDutch, 1633-168611 artworks
Michiel van MusscherDutch, 1645-17054 artworks
Aert van der NeerDutch, 1603-167735 artworks
Caspar NetscherDutch, 1639-168458 artworks
Jan OlisDutch, 1610-167610 artworks
Maria van OosterwijckDutch, 1630-16936 artworks
Adriaen van OstadeDutch, 1610-168563 artworks
Isaac van OstadeDutch, 1621-164932 artworks
Anthonie PalamedeszDutch, 1601-16732 artworks
Nicolaes Eliaszoon PickenoyDutch, 1588-165010 artworks
Carel van der PluymDutch, 1625-16722 artworks
Egbert van der PoelDutch, 1621-166420 artworks
Cornelius van PoelenburghDutch, 1594-166761 artworks
Frans PostDutch, 1612-168011 artworks
Paulus PotterDutch, 1625-165442 artworks
Pieter QuastDutch, 1605-16473 artworks
Jan Anthonisz van RavesteynDutch, 1570-16578 artworks
George Ogilvy ReidEnglish, 1851-19281 artwork
Rembrandt van RijnDutch, 1606-1669579 artworks
Pieter de RingDutch, 1615-16603 artworks
Jan Albertsz RotiusDutch, 1624-16667 artworks
Jacob van RuisdaelDutch, 1628-168287 artworks
Salomon van RuisdaelDutch, 1602-167010 artworks
Salomon van RuysdaelDutch, 1600-167034 artworks
Peter SaenredamDutch, 1597-166515 artworks
Roelant SaveryDutch, 1576-163914 artworks
Godfried SchalckenDutch, 1643-170674 artworks
Floris van SchootenDutch, 1590-165518 artworks
Otto van SchrieckDutch, 1613-167813 artworks
Jan SteenDutch, 1625-1679104 artworks
Ernst StuvenGerman, 1657-17125 artworks
Wallerant VaillantDutch, 1623-16776 artworks
Anthonie van BorssumDutch, 1630-16772 artworks
Adriaen van de VeldeDutch, 1636-167223 artworks
Willem van der Velde the ElderDutch, 1611-16937 artworks
Willem van de Velde the YoungerDutch, 1633-1707162 artworks
Adriaen van de VenneDutch, 1580-166217 artworks
Johannes VermeerDutch, 1632-167537 artworks
Jan Vermeer van UtrechtDutch, 1630-16961 artwork
Simon de VliegerDutch, 1601-165342 artworks
Hendrick Cornelisz van VlietDutch, 1611-167529 artworks
Daniel VosmaerDutch, 1622-16696 artworks
Nicolaes de VreeDutch, 1645-17022 artworks
Jacobus VrelDutch, 1617-168116 artworks
Abraham de VriesDutch, 1590-16556 artworks
Jacob van WalscapelleDutch, 1644-17277 artworks
Jan WeenixDutch, 1640-171928 artworks
Adriaen van der WerffDutch, 1659-172217 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, 1617-169241 artworks
Philips WouwermanDutch, 1619-1668120 artworks
Pieter WouwermanDutch, 1623-16828 artworks
Top 10 museums with Dutch Golden Age art
Rijksmuseum - AmsterdamNetherlands (Amsterdam)297 artworks
National Gallery - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)262 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York)99 artworks
National Trust - UKUnited Kingdom94 artworks
Gemäldegalerie - BerlinGermany (Berlin)86 artworks
Mauritshaus - The HagueNetherlands (The Hague)84 artworks
Wallace Collection - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)83 artworks
Musée du Louvre - ParisFrance (Paris)78 artworks
National Maritime Museum - LondonUnited Kingdom (Greenwich)77 artworks
Hermitage Museum - St-PetersburgRussian Federation (St. Petersburg)72 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1620
Why 1620?: 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...).