Monday, August 24, 2015

More Paintings by Gerrit van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590–1656)



Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch Baroque Era painter, 1590-1656) The Guitar Player 1624

Dutch painter Gerard van Honthorst (1590-1656) Was one of the Utrecht "Caravaggisti," and like --other Many European artists de son generation, he Traveled to Rome, Where He Was inspired by the radical stylistic & amp; thematic ideas of Italian Baroque painter Michelangelo Merisi Da Caravaggio.

 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Balcony

After training in His native Utrecht, Honthorst Traveled to Italy around 1615, Where he Embraced Caravaggio's theatrical style caractérisé by dramatic gestures & amp; pronounced contrasts of light & amp; dark. About did have Caravaggio, the Caravaggisti Generally Worked Directly From Posed models & amp; Brought Their scenes close to the picture plane to suggest That They Were year extension of everyday experiences. "Honthorst, In Particular, painted with spirit & amp; insurance Employing bright colors & amp; strong chiaroscuro effects, painting scenes illuminated by a single light source, "Said one art historian.


 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Cardplayers in Candlelight

When Honthorst returned to Utrecht in 1620. He Was already a famous artist, & amp; He Was honored with a sumptuous feast in His native city. His enthusiastic embrace of Caravaggism had a great impact is --other Dutch artists, Among Them Jan Lievens & amp; Rembrandt van Rijn. His international renown aussi appealed to the court of Prince Maurits of Nassau in The Hague. In the early 1620s the Prince of Orange, as Maurits Was Known, Was try trying to Broaden the reputation of the court by Improving His residences, building gardens, presenting musical evenings, & amp; Acquiring paintings. After Maurits died in 1625, the Prince of Orange Subsequent Frederick Hendrick, continued to add to the collection to Enhance the court's international prestige.


 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Concert



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Dressing



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Maria Margareta Roodere and Her Parents



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Market Stall



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Musical Group were Balcony



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Old Woman with a Candle



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Onions



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Portrait of Woman



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Samson and Delilah



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) The Grocers



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) The Prayer of the Spinner



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) The Prodigal Son 1623



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Woman drawing a Beverage



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Woman Peeling Carrot



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Woman with men



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Woman with Ruff



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Woman



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Young Woman



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) A Woman Playing a Clavicord



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Allegory of Love 1624



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Woman giving a lute



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) The Concert



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Old Woman



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Portrait of a Woman



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Poultry



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Prince of Orange Family Portrait



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Supper with the Minstrel and his Lute



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) The Concert, 1623



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) The Fainting Woman



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) The Night School



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) The Prodigal Son 1622



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) The Quack



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) The Violin Player, 1626



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) The Bible Lesson gold and Anne Thomas



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Woman Playing a Viola



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Woman watering Flowers



 Gerard van Honthorst (Dutch painter, 1590-1656) Young Mother



Gerard van Honthorst (Utrecht Utrecht 1590- 1656), Woman Tuning a Lute, 1624

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