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On-Demand Dutch Masters' Art Tour
Dutch Art from the Golden Age in Context of Art History
About the Art Tour
Welcome to our immersive two-hour journey through the Dutch Golden Age from beginnings 1588 through to start of the Rococo period. Prepare to be captivated by our exquisite collection, showcasing vibrant floral masterpieces, sumptuous feasts elegantly laid on tables, enchanting daily life snapshots, grand maritime vessels, and opulent estates.
Dutch Art History: From Renowned Masters to Unsung Virtuosos
You will begin in 1588 as the Dutch left the rule of Phillip II of Spain chart their own course as an autonomous sovereign nation. On the dawn of a meteoric rise in trade, science, and art came to an abrupt halt during “Disaster Year” of 1672.
You will uncover some of the unique struggles Dutch artists faced as their world transitioned to a more open and flexible art market. You will be introduced to some of the artists that were accomplished successful businessmen and women artists.
Our Dutch Masters' Art Experience is Live.
Essential Information for a Seamless Experience with Dutch Masters' Paintings:
- A stable Wi-Fi connection is imperative for uninterrupted immersion.
- Watch on your computer, tablet, iPhone, or TV for varying degrees of visual splendor. The larger the screen the better experience.
About Rebecca Howland
My name is Rebecca Howland and I graduated from California State University of Bakersfield with my bachelor's in art history and graduated from California State University of Northridge with my master's in history. I am currently residing in the greater Houston area working as an educational program developer at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts. I enjoy using my background in education to encourage others to learn more about the arts and history in order to apply that knowledge in their everyday life. I am excited to share my passion, knowledge, and experiences with all of you on my tours!
In today's digital age, virtual visits offer a cost-effective alternative to traditional travel, especially when it comes to exploring international art collections. Traveling to a physical location, particularly overseas, can be a significant financial undertaking. Between airfare, accommodation, and other travel-related expenses, the costs can quickly add up. Moreover, gaining access to some of the world's most renowned art collections can come with a hefty price tag, sometimes amounting to hundreds before entering the building. Beyond the monetary considerations, there's also the unpredictability of the art world. Imagine making the journey only to discover that the specific piece or artist's work you were eager to see is temporarily on loan to another institution. Such scenarios can be disappointing, to say the least. Recognizing these challenges, we have taken the initiative to compile a diverse range of paintings from various sources. Our digital collections ensure that art enthusiasts can access and enjoy these masterpieces without the constraints of geography, cost, or availability.
Our People Are One of A Kind
Our guides are not just casual enthusiasts; they are dedicated professionals who have invested significant time and effort in educational institutions to hone their skills and knowledge. As art historians, they have delved deep into the intricacies of art history, ensuring that they are not only well-versed but also influential voices in their field. Their passion for art is evident in their obsession with renowned artists, many of whom might be your favorites. They don't just study these artists; they immerse themselves in their works, stories, and legacies. This dedication and enthusiasm translate into engaging conversations when they discuss our collection of paintings. When you interact with our guides, you're not just getting a tour; you're getting a rich, informative, and passionate discourse on art.
Our Tickets Are Easy to Manage
Purchasing tickets for our art tours is not just a transaction; it's a commitment to an enriching experience. We understand that sometimes plans change or unforeseen circumstances arise. That's why we've made our ticketing process as flexible and user-friendly as possible. If you ever find yourself needing to reschedule your tour, there's no need to fret. Simply reach out to us before the scheduled start of the art tour, and we'll assist you in moving your booking to a new date that suits you better. Our primary goal is to ensure that you have a seamless and enjoyable experience, so we've designed our ticket management system with your convenience in mind.