Catalogue of the Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

 
9780217701747: Catalogue of the Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...Born at Haarlem, 1621; died there, 1649. Brother and pupil of Adrian. He adopted a little different class of subjects, and represented travelers halting at inns, village scenes with animated figures, etc., and imitated Adrian in many ways. His pictures are eagerly sought by collectors. His best works were executed from 1644 to 1649. 337. Winter In Holland. On canvas, 60 x 40. Hooch (Hooghe), Pieter de. Born at Rotterdam, about 1632; died at Haarlem (?), 1681 (?). Genre painter. Formed himself under the influence of Karel Fabritius and Rembrandt. Worked at Delft, where he entered the Guild in 1655, perhaps also at Haarlem. One of the most original artists of the Dutch School. He painted court-yard scenes and interiors with figures; in the latter he usually represented two rooms, one of which was flooded with sunlight; in these effects he is unequaled. 338. Dutch Interior. On panel, 26 x 21. Willaerts, Adam. Born at Antwerp, 1577; died at Utrecht before 1662. Dutch School; landscape, marine and genre painter, especially of coast and harbor scenes, enlivened with numerous characteristic figures; also burning ships, houses and village markets and festive scenes. Mentioned as Member of the Guild at Utrecht in 1611, among the Managers in 1620-37, as still living in 1649, as dead in 1662. 339. River Scene With Boats. On panel, 33 x 19. Eeckhout, Gerbrand Van Den. Dutch; seventeenth century. 340. Destruction Of Sodom And Gomorrah. On panel, igtfi x $A. Murant, Emanuel. 1622-1670. 341. The Farm. On canvas, 13 x i84 Poussin, Gaspard (real name, Gaspard Dughet). Born at Rome, 1613; died there, 1675. French School. Landscape painter. Pupil and follower of his cousin and brother-in-law, Nicolas Poussin, whose name he adopted. Later he became more individual in ...

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