Aelbert Jacobsz Cuyp. Born on this day in 1620
28 days ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy
October 20, 1620. Aelbert Jacobsz Cuyp was one of the leading Dutch landscape painters of the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century. The most famous of a family of painters, the pupil of his father Jacob Gerritsz Cuyp , he is especially known for his large views of the Dutch countryside in early morning or late afternoon light.
In this image: Aelbert Cuyp , A Milkmaid, about 1642 - 1646. Black chalk, graphite, gray wash, 12.1 × 14.8 cm Accession No. 86.GG.672
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