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Pelkus Gate Near Utrecht

1646

Why is it canonical?

Throughout Holland, artists produced works not on commission but for the open market. They would paint, then make them available for purchase. This market dynamic influence subject matter heavily, causing artists to favor subject matter preferred by the middle class for display in their homes. As a result, landscape paintings such as these became highly sought after.

Creators

Jan van Goyen

Locations

Netherlands Utrecht

Periods

Baroque

Media

Painting Oil

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Jan van Goyen, Pelkus Gate Near Utrecht

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