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Baroque Painters
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Thursday, 24.06.2010

The prosperity of 17th century Holland led to an enormous production of art by large numbers of painters who were mostly highly specialized and painted only genre scenes, landscapes, Still-lifes, portraits or History paintings. Technical standards were very high, and Dutch Golden Age painting established a new repertoire of subjects that was very influential until the arrival of Modernism.

Among the greatest painters of the Baroque period are Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Rubens,[6] Velázquez, Poussin, and Vermeer. Caravaggio is an heir of the humanist painting of the High Renaissance.





 
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