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 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
Pieter Bruegel the ElderPieter Bruegel the Elder
1525 AD
Artist

Sylvia KristelSylvia Kristel
28 September 1952
Singer, Film actor, Film director, Actor, Model,
Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning
24 April 1904
Artist, Painter, Sculptor, University teacher

Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
30 August 1883
Poet, Painter, Architect, Writer, Graphic

Hendrick AvercampHendrick Avercamp
27 January 1585
painter
Rachel RuyschRachel Ruysch
03 June 1664
Botanical illustrator, Painter

Peter LelyPeter Lely
14 September 1618
Painter, Artist
Philippe de ChampaignePhilippe de Champaigne
26 May 1602
Painter

Maarten van HeemskerckMaarten van Heemskerck
01 June 1498
painter

Dieric BoutsDieric Bouts
 
Hendrik GoltziusHendrik Goltzius
31 January 1558
painter

Jan Davidsz. de HeemJan Davidsz. de Heem
17 April 1606
painter, botanical illustrator
Gerard ter BorchGerard ter Borch
30 November 1617
painter

Jacob CatsJacob Cats
 

Caspar van WittelCaspar van Wittel
 

Jacob de WitJacob de Wit
 
Willem Claeszoon HedaWillem Claeszoon Heda
14 December 1594
 
Jan van GoolJan van Gool
 

Jacob Isaakszoon van RuysdaelJacob Isaakszoon van Ruysdael
1628 AD
Painter