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“the affection of the people to pictures”

Karel Dujardin (1622-1678), the Dutch Golden Age painter, created this charming etching in the 1660s, along with the farmyard scene below: Born in Amsterdam, Dujardin studied with Nicolaes Berchem, and then left for Italy, where he belonged to a group of Dutch artists in Rome; there he first gained his nickname, “Goat beard”. ┬áHe then… Continue reading “the affection of the people to pictures”