The discovery of the Netherlands

four centuries of landscape painting by Dutch masters
  • 127 Pages
  • 2.81 MB
  • English
NAi Publishers, available in North, South and Central America through D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers , Rotterdam, New York
Landscape painting -- Netherlands -- Exhibitions., Netherlands -- In art -- Exhibit
StatementHenk van Os in collaboration with Huigen Leeflang and Jenny Reynaerts.
GenreExhibitions., In art
ContributionsLeeflang, Huigen., Reynaerts, Jenny, 1960-, CODA Museum Apeldoorn.
LC ClassificationsND1359 .O8 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22846611M
ISBN 109056620274
ISBN 139789056620271
LC Control Number2008464820

Published concurrently with Holland's inaugural Apeldoorn Garden and Landscape Architecture Triennial, The Discovery of the Netherlands explores how the genre of Dutch landscape painting has played a role in the viewer's appreciation of the landscape. Editor Henk van Os, Department Chair of Art and Society at the University of Amsterdam, contends that the function of landscape 5/5(1).

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Published concurrently with Holland's inaugural Apeldoorn Garden and Landscape Architecture Triennial, The Discovery of the Netherlands explores how the genre of Dutch landscape painting has played a role in the viewer's appreciation of the landscape.

Editor Henk van Os, Department Chair of Art and Society at the University of Amsterdam, contends that the function of landscape painting is to. The Netherlands is known among foreigners today for its cheese and its windmills, its Golden Age paintings and its experimentation in social policies such as cannabis and euthanasia.

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A reconstruction of the heroic voyage of the Dutch galleon De Liefde, the first Dutch ship that reached Japan in The Netherlands, aroundwas about the same size as Massachusetts today, its population was about 1 million/5(5).

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Carefully selected books about Holland and its culture. The Waning of the Middle Ages: A Study of the Forms of Life, Thought and Art in France and The Netherlands in the XIVth and XVth Centuries. This edition of Holland - The History of the Netherlands provides an encompassing examination of the Dutch nation from the earliest times to the Napoleonic Wars.

This edition includes a supplementary chapter by Julian Hawthorne. Thomas Grattan commences his history with the Roman invasions of what is now the Netherlands. Full-text Dutch books, newspapers and periodicals. Memory of the Netherlands. Database with images from over heritage institutions. WorldCat Discovery.

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The Dutch artists were the first in Europe to reveal the beauty of their country's landscape.

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Netherlands (nĕŧħ´ərləndz), Du. Nederland or Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, officially Kingdom of the Netherlands, constitutional monarchy ( est.

pop. 16,), 15, sq mi (41, sq km), NW Europe. It is bounded by the North Sea on the north and west, by Belgium on the south, and by Germany on the east.

It is popularly known as Holland. The Discovery of Heaven (Dutch: De ontdekking van de hemel) is a novel by Dutch writer Harry Mulisch. It is considered Mulisch's masterpiece and was voted best book in the Dutch language in a poll among the readers of NRC : Harry Mulisch.

In between is a bestselling history that captures all the conflict and drama of the place, a first-hand account of what the Dutch discovered in this "beautiful and fruitful land," and a graphic novel taking you on an adventure to the Mohawks in (Titles link to the NNI Shop if the book is available there, otherwise to Amazon.).

The book, which won the Literatuurprijs, follows Hans, a father and gardener who becomes more and more obsessed with Calvinism as the story progresses.

Set in several parts of the Netherlands, the book does a wonderful job depicting the Dutch countryside and living conditions of the time.

Books shelved as dutch-history: The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age by Simon Schama, The Dutch Republic: It. Books: Nonfiction. Amsterdam (Geert Mak, ).

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Academic but engaging and thorough look at centuries of the city's history. A Bridge Too Far (Cornelius Ryan, ). A gripping account of Operation Market Garden, a failed attempt by the Allies to sweep across the Netherlands in the fall of Daily Life in Rembrandt's Holland (Paul Zumthor, ).

Focuses on the everyday concerns of Dutch society in the.

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The Netherlands is often described as a country of paradox. Born in the sixteenth century as a republic within a world almost exclusively dominated by monarchies, it is now one of the few constitutional monarchies left in a world in which the republican form of government is.

The page handwritten diary was discovered by the bookseller, said to be from the east of the Netherlands, as an insert to a bigger book of Author: Daniel Boffey. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The following list is composed of objects, (largely) unknown lands, breakthrough ideas/concepts, principles, phenomena, processes, methods, techniques, styles etc., that were discovered or invented (or pioneered) by people from the Netherlands and Dutch-speaking people from the former Southern Netherlands (Zuid-Nederlanders in Dutch).

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Ethnic Knitting: Discover- The Netherlands, Denmark, Norway and The Andes share the patterns and techniques used in the countries and regions above. Ethnic knitting doesn't give you traditional patterns that I am used to seeing in most knitting pattern books /5.

books based on votes: The Discovery of Heaven by Harry Mulisch, De donkere kamer van Damokles by Willem Frederik Hermans, Nooit meer slapen by Wi. Discovery (formerly Discovery Channel) is a Dutch television channel airing in the Netherlands.

Its primary target is men aged 25– Cable television is widely available in the Netherlands, and Discovery is available on virtually every platform. It has enjoyed relatively high ratings for several years; in it had percent share of all Network: Discovery Benelux.

Dutch History Books (lands) submitted 1 month ago by ChioneG. Hallo. I would like to learn more about Dutch history - preferably from a Dutch resource. Can anyone recommend a history book or text book (written in English) about Dutch history or government.

I am an American but am applying for Dutch citizenship, so I would like to. History of the Netherlands (from – Present) This article was written with the expressed intent to engage your interest in learning more about the rich history of the Netherlands.

While I’ve attempted to paint a general picture of the journey the history of the Dutch culture has taken since the 16th century and onward, I’m sure some. The area that is now the Netherlands was inhabited by early humans at le years ago, as attested by flint tools discovered in Woerden in In a fragment of a 40,year-old Neanderthal skull was found in sand dredged from the North Sea floor off the coast of Zeeland.

During the last ice age, the Netherlands had a tundra climate with scarce vegetation and the inhabitants. Dutch Authors Books Showing of The Diary of a Young Girl (Mass Market Paperback) by.

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A Dark Debut Propels a Dutch Writer to Reluctant Fame Marieke Lucas Rijneveld’s novel “The Discomfort of Evening” was a best seller in the Netherlands. Now, it’s been nominated for the. Other articles where History of the Netherlands is discussed: Netherlands: History: This section surveys the history of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from its founding in to the present.

For a discussion of the period prior to that date, see Low Countries, history of the.The Video Game History of The Netherlands is mainly about Dutch game developers. The best known include Radarsoft (Commodore 64 games), Davilex Games, Engine Software (known for Toki Tori), and Guerilla Games (known for Killzone series and Horizon Zero Dawn).