During the Dutch Golden Age, which spanned for most part of the 17th century, art burgeoned and thrived at full galore. Interestingly, artists worked on distinct genres of paintings and produced bulk of their works. Right from historic paintings that included allegories and popular religious subjects to portrait painting, genre painting, landscape painting and still life, Dutch paintings covered variety of subjects and topics. Some of the earliest known works of Dutch art date back to the 14th and 15th century by painters such as Gerard David, Jan Maelwael and Wilhelm Vrelant. The golden period of Dutch art saw the rise of many prominent artists, whose contribution helped establish the Dutch golden age that was marked by great artistic wealth and cultural achievements. Rembrandt was one of the greatest Dutch painters and artists of that time. Other well-renowned painters of the Golden period include Johannes Veneer, Jan Steen, Willem van Aelst, Carel Fabritius, Gabriel Metsu, Willem Kalf, Paulus Potter and so on. Read this section to know more about the life and works of Dutch painters.
Vincent van GoghVincent van Gogh
30 March 1853
Painter
RembrandtRembrandt
15 July 1606
Painter

Hieronymus BoschHieronymus Bosch
1450 AD
Painter

Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
07 March 1872
Dutch Painter

Johannes VermeerJohannes Vermeer
31 October 1632
Painter

Jan van EyckJan van Eyck
1390 AD
Painter

Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning
24 April 1904
Painter

Jan SteenJan Steen
1626 AD
Genre Painter
Karel Appel Karel Appel
25 April 1921
Painter, Sculptor, Poet

Aelbert CuypAelbert Cuyp
20 October 1620
Dutch Landscape Painter
Paulus PotterPaulus Potter
20 November 1625
Painter

Lizzy AnsinghLizzy Ansingh
13 March 1875
Painter

Sylvia KristelSylvia Kristel
28 September 1952
Singer, Film actor, Film director, Actor, Model,

Carel FabritiusCarel Fabritius
27 February 1622
Dutch painter

Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
30 August 1883
Poet, Painter, Architect, Writer, Graphic
Philippe de ChampaignePhilippe de Champaigne
26 May 1602
Painter

Peter LelyPeter Lely
14 September 1618
Painter, Artist

Rachel RuyschRachel Ruysch
03 June 1664
Botanical illustrator, Painter

Gerard van HonthorstGerard van Honthorst
04 November 1592
Painter
Maarten van HeemskerckMaarten van Heemskerck
01 June 1498
painter

Hendrick AvercampHendrick Avercamp
27 January 1585
painter
Nicolaes MaesNicolaes Maes
31 December 1634
Painter

Gerard ter BorchGerard ter Borch
30 November 1617
painter

Gerard DavidGerard David
1460 AD
Painter
Gabriël MetsuGabriël Metsu
31 December 1629
Painter

Dieric BoutsDieric Bouts
 
Hendrick ter BrugghenHendrick ter Brugghen
1588 AD
Painter

Jan Davidsz. de HeemJan Davidsz. de Heem
17 April 1606
painter, botanical illustrator

Jan van GoyenJan van Goyen
13 January 1596
Painter
Adriaen van OstadeAdriaen van Ostade
10 December 1610
Painter

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Bartholomeus van der HelstBartholomeus van der Helst
1613 AD
Painter
Meindert HobbemaMeindert Hobbema
31 October 1638
Painter

Dirck van BaburenDirck van Baburen
1595 AD
Painter

Jan LievensJan Lievens
24 October 1607
Painter

Jan van der HeydenJan van der Heyden
05 March 1637
Painter
Karel van ManderKarel van Mander
30 April 1548
Painter
Jozef IsraëlsJozef Israëls
27 January 1824
Painter

Cornelius KrieghoffCornelius Krieghoff
19 June 1815
Painter

Aert de GelderAert de Gelder
26 October 1645
Painter

Govert FlinckGovert Flinck
25 January 1615
Painter
Abraham BloemaertAbraham Bloemaert
25 December 1566
Painter

Jan LuykenJan Luyken
16 April 1649
Poet

Emanuel de WitteEmanuel de Witte
1617 AD
Painter

Hendrik GoltziusHendrik Goltzius
31 January 1558
painter

Willem KalfWillem Kalf
1619 AD
Painter
Jacob CatsJacob Cats
 

Martin van MeytensMartin van Meytens
24 June 1695
Painter
Hendrick de KeyserHendrick de Keyser
15 May 1565
Sculptor

Caspar van WittelCaspar van Wittel
 

Salomon van RuysdaelSalomon van Ruysdael
1602 AD
Painter
Jacob de WitJacob de Wit
 

Willem Claeszoon HedaWillem Claeszoon Heda
14 December 1594
 
Jan van GoolJan van Gool
 

Willem Claesz HedaWillem Claesz Heda
14 December 1594
Artist

Bartholomaeus SprangerBartholomaeus Spranger
21 March 1546
Painter

Jacob Isaakszoon van RuysdaelJacob Isaakszoon van Ruysdael
1628 AD
Painter