Lucas van Leyden. Painter of Civic Life

Lucas was greatly admired in his own lifetime and his fame has not diminished since, mainly because of his engraving and woodcuts. He met Dürer, his great role model, in Antwerp in 1521. He was also a major innovator in his larger paintings...


Drama with a Touch of Humour; Jan Steen at the Mauritshuis

Jan Steen (1626-1679) was one of the most productive and popular painters of the ‘Golden Age’ in the Netherlands. He worked for both the free market and wealthy collectors and is best known for his depictions of chaotic households, inn sce...

Sign in

Register or sign in to read or purchase an article.

Important to know

When you subscribe, you give permission for an automatic payment. You can stop this at any time by contacting