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Dutch Still Lifes and Landscapes of the 1600s

looks at Dutch paintings that focused on the natural world. Paintings depicting aspects of the natural world were so characteristic of the Netherlands that, during the 17th century, the Dutch words stilleven and landscape were adopted into English as "still life" and "landscape." (National Gallery of Art)

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Aelbert Cuyp, Dutch, 1620 - 1691.  'Lady and Gentleman on Horseback,' c. 1655, reworked 1660/1665, oil on canvas, 123 x 172 cm (48 1/2 x 67 3/4 in.)  Widener Collection -- 1942.9.15

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