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A Woman and her Maid in a Courtyard - Pieter de Hooch - Framed art Print

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Type: Print On Demand Image

Collections: Classics & Masters,  Dutch & Flemish Classics,  Figurative,  National Gallery,  Netherlands,  Pieter de Hooch,  Pre 1900,  


  • Framed Dutch & Flemish Classics art print (40 x 36 cm) by Pieter de Hooch.
  • Buy this print framed for £155.
  • Buy this print unframed for £45.
  • Framed Size is 40 x 36 cm.
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About this artwork

Woman and her Maid in a Courtyard' is a masterpiece by Pieter de Hooch, a well known artist from the Dutch golden age. He's known for his precise portrayals of architecture. When he created this art piece, there were also a lot of discussions and writings about how households should be managed, specifically the woman's role as a housewife. This painting perfectly represents these ideals, showing a maid preparing fish outside a kitchen and chatting with her mistress. This print matches the original painting's colours and has the stamp of approval from the National Gallery. Plus, each purchase of this print goes towards supporting the museum's work.



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About the artist

The well known Pieter de Hooch (1629 - 1684?) was a celebrated painter primarily known for his depictions of women and children in their everyday domestic environments, such as 'The Courtyard of a House in Delft'. In his later years, his artwork reflected the fashionable lifestyle of Amsterdam, using darker and richer colour palettes.

Originating from the humble beginnings as the son of a bricklayer, de Hooch was born in Rotterdam. His artistic journey is said to have been influenced by Nicolaes Berchem, a prominent Dutch painter known for his Italianate landscapes. De Hooch's affiliation with the St Luke guild in Delft began in 1655.

The 1650s saw his work possibly reflecting the influence of Carel Fabritius's perspective studies, who was present in Delft by 1650. His artistic style also bears similarities to that of Johannes Vermeer, implying a likely interaction between the two.

By 1660, de Hooch relocated to Amsterdam, where records last mention him in 1679, around the time his son Pieter Pietersz de Hooch was admitted to the Amsterdam lunatic asylum. His last known artwork dates back to 1684, but the circumstances of his death remain a mystery.

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