Dutch Golden Age

The Dutch Golden Age (Dutch: Gouden Eeuw [ˈɣʌudə(n) ˈeːw]) was a period in Dutch history, roughly spanning the 17th century, in which Dutch trade, science, military, and art were among the most acclaimed in the world. The first half is characterized by the Eighty Years' War which ended in 1648. The Golden Age continued in peacetime during the Dutch Republic until the end of the century.The Netherlands's transition from a possession of the Holy Roman Empire in the 1590s to the foremost maritime and economic power in the world has been called the "Dutch Miracle" by historian K. W. Swart.
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  • Visual Maths: A Brief History of Lighting in VFX

    … and Michelangelo the 16th and so on all contributed to the steady body of work that by the 17th century produced some truly outstanding works of lighting in art. Paintings by various Dutch Golden Age masters The first truly great depictions of light in art come from the Dutch masters in what’s now referred to as the Dutch Golden Age, with the move to realism…

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