Amsterdam’s painters – Ferdinand Bol

Ferdinand Bol was born in Dordrecht on June 24th 1616 and died in Amsterdam on August 24th 1680. He was a painter, etcher and drawer. His works belong to the Baroque period and he was one of the old Dutch masters.   Self portrait Bol painted portraits and historical and biblical paintings.  He became an apprentice […]

Amsterdam’s painters – Pieter Lastman

Pieter Lastman was born inAmsterdam in 1583 and died in Amsterdam on April 4th 1633. He was a painter of the baroque and painted historical paintings.  Triumph of Mordechai Lastman was Rembrandt van Rijn’s and Jan Lievens teacher and Amsterdam’s leading painter in the early 17th century.  Hippocrates and Democritus Lastman traveled to Italy from […]