The 67 exquisite paintings in the collection - portraits, still liles, landscapes, historical and maritime scenes, city profiles, and genre pieces - were created in die 1 600s as the Dutch Republic increased in maritime strength and dominated international trade. Great works of art transcend categorization but to provide context for the vast flowering of Dutch and Flemish art in the Golden Age, the exhibition is organized to reflect the principal themes that artists explored in this period. [...] Dutch artists were the first to paint the sea in its own right - a reflection of the importance of water in the nation's psyche.
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