Tag Archives: Dutch paintings

Still Life with a View of the Sea Jan Davidsz de Heem

My mom took an Art History class a year ago (I am jealous) and she told me that Still Life paintings are incredibly important.  It made me realize that I need to post more of them, even though I never … Continue reading

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Denial of St. Peter by Gerard van Honthorst

I just found this painting online. Apparently he was a Dutch painter. I love the use of light. It’s clearly emanating from the candle and the tension of the scene is palpable.

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