Day: January 13, 2014

Jan van Goyen: landscape painter and tulip dealer

Jan van Goyen, prolific artist of the Dutch Golden Age, was born on 13 January 1596. Van Goyen settled in The Hague, where he painted mostly landscapes, favouring the canals, villages and countryside of the area. He was rather prolific but his works rarely achieved high prices. To make them more cost effective to produce, […]

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