BUYTEWECH, Willem
Dutch Baroque Era Painter, ca.1591-1624 Dutch painter, draughtsman and etcher. Although he was born and died in Rotterdam, stylistically he belongs to the generation of young artists working in Haarlem at the beginning of the 17th century. He was nicknamed 'Geestige Willem' (Dut.: 'inventive, or witty, Willem') by his contemporaries, and during his short career he made an important and highly personal contribution to the new approach to realism in Dutch art. He was one of the first to paint interiors with merry companies

 

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BUYTEWECH, Willem Banquet in the Open Air oil painting   

Painting ID::  5536
BUYTEWECH, Willem
Banquet in the Open Air
c. 1615 Oil on canvas, 71 x 94 cm Staatliche Museen, Berlin

   
   
     

 

 

BUYTEWECH, Willem Merry Company (detail) oil painting   

Painting ID::  5537
BUYTEWECH, Willem
Merry Company (detail)
1620-22 Oil on canvas Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

   
   
     

 

 

BUYTEWECH, Willem Merry Company gf oil painting   

Painting ID::  5538
BUYTEWECH, Willem
Merry Company gf
1622-24 Oil on canvas, 61 x 81 cm Staatliche Museen, Berlin

   
   
     

 

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BUYTEWECH, Willem
Dutch Baroque Era Painter, ca.1591-1624 Dutch painter, draughtsman and etcher. Although he was born and died in Rotterdam, stylistically he belongs to the generation of young artists working in Haarlem at the beginning of the 17th century. He was nicknamed 'Geestige Willem' (Dut.: 'inventive, or witty, Willem') by his contemporaries, and during his short career he made an important and highly personal contribution to the new approach to realism in Dutch art. He was one of the first to paint interiors with merry companies