changed the art of painting through the years with their brush strokes. Dutch painters
such as Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, Jan Steen and Frans Hals are
considered artistic pioneers. Having developed a worldwide reputation in the 16th
and 17th centuries, their impact on art had an effect both before
and after the 17th century “golden era of painting”. Visit the many
museums that have collected the work of the “Old Dutch Masters”.