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Dutch Landscapes and Seascapes of the 1600s

look at Dutch depictions of city and countryside, both real and imaginary. The Dutch valued seascapes and insisted on accurate renderings. Genre incidents from everyday life animate most Dutch landscapes and seascapes, and there was an emphasis on ocean air and sun glowing through the ever-present clouds. (National Gallery of Art)

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Hendrick Avercamp, 'A Scene on the Ice,' c. 1625. Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund -- 1967.3.1

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