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Painting ID::  7477
The New Town Hall in Amsterdam sf
after 1652 Oil on canvas, 73 x 86 cm Mus??e du Louvre, Paris

HEYDEN, Jan van der The New Town Hall in Amsterdam sf oil painting reproduction


   
 

 

 
   
      

HEYDEN, Jan van der
Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1637-1712 Dutch painter, draughtsman, printmaker and inventor. In 1650 he moved to Amsterdam with his family; his father, a Mennonite, who had pursued various occupations rather unsuccessfully, died that year. Jan's artistic training may have begun with drawing lessons in the studio of a relative, perhaps his eldest brother, Goris van der Heyden, who made and sold mirrors; Jan may also have studied the reverse technique of glass painting with an artist in Gorinchem. Painting occupied relatively little of his time, however, although he continued to pursue it throughout his long life. His prosperity was mainly due to his work as an inventor, engineer and municipal official. He designed and implemented a comprehensive street-lighting scheme for Amsterdam, which lasted from 1669 until 1840 and was adopted as a model by many other towns in the Netherlands and abroad. In 1672,
The New Town Hall in Amsterdam sf
after 1652 Oil on canvas, 73 x 86 cm Mus??e du Louvre, Paris

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