Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Emmanuel de Witte


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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 17th Century artist of the Baroque movement, Emmanuel de Witte [Dutch, 1617?-1692] Link: http://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Witte_Emmanuel_de

Emanuel de Witte (b. 1617, Alkmaar, d. 1692, Amsterdam), is a Dutch painter, active in his native Alkmaar, then in Rotterdam (by 1639), Delft (by 1641), and Amsterdam (by 1652). His range was wide, including history paintings, genre scenes (notably of markets) and portraits, but after he settled in Amsterdam he concentrated on architectural paintings (primarily church interiors, both real and imaginary).


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Interior of the Oude Kerk at Amsterdam from the North Aisle to the East

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The Old Fish Market on the Dam, Amsterdam

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The Interior of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, during a Sermon

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Interior with a Woman at the Virginals
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