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    Golden Age of Dutch Seascapes

    Presented by at Peabody Essex Museum

    June 13 - September 7, 2009


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    Golden Age of Dutch Seascapes

    The Golden Age of Dutch Seascapes, an exhibition of works from the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK, follows the rise of seascape painting from 1550 to 1700. Through major works by Dutch and Flemish artists, the exhibition explores the major themes of maritime painting, from atmospheric to allegorical and nationalistic imagery. Works by Simon de Vlieger, Hendrick Minderhout and Caspar van Wittel explore methods of employing painting as...

    The Golden Age of Dutch Seascapes, an exhibition of works from the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK, follows the rise of seascape painting from 1550 to 1700. Through major works by Dutch and Flemish artists, the exhibition explores the major themes of maritime painting, from atmospheric to allegorical and nationalistic imagery. Works by Simon de Vlieger, Hendrick Minderhout and Caspar van Wittel explore methods of employing painting as a means to catalog foreign conquest and trade as the Dutch became a significant presence on the world's seas.


    Peabody Essex Museum

    161 Essex St
    East India Square
    Salem, MA 01970-3783

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    Admission Info:
    Adults $15; seniors $13; students $11. Additional admission to Yin Yu Tang: $5. Members, youth 16 and under and residents of Salem enjoy free general admission and free admission to Yin Yu Tang.


    General Day and Time Info:
    10:00am - 5:00pm

    The museum is open Tuesday-Sunday and holiday Mondays, 10 am-5 pm.


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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