How to Pronounce the Names of Some Dutch Painting Masters

In order to familiarize the English speaking public with the Dutch pronunciation of important Dutch painter's names, Mr. Marco Schuffelen, a friend of Essential Vermeer, has graciously created the MP3 files expressly for this page.Vist his site, Dutch Pronounced!, to explore a wealth of information about Dutch language and Dutch culture in general. Also available is a CD with Dutch prounciation.

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  • Willem van Aelst
  • Hendrick Avercamp
  • Dirck van Baburen
  • Gillis Gillisz de Bergh
  • Paulus Bor

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  • Ambrosio Bosschaert
  • Leonaert Bramer
  • Adriaen Brouwer
  • Hendrick ter Brugghen
  • Hendrick van der Burgh
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  • Adriaen Coorte
  • Aelbert Cuyp
  • Gerrit Dou
  • Willem Drost
  • Karel Dujardin

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  • Pieter Janssens Elinga
  • Cesar van Everdingen
  • Carel Fabritius
  • Jan van Goyen
  • Frans Hals
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  • Maerten van Heemskerck
  • Bartholomeus van der Helst
  • Jan van der Heyden
  • Meyndert Hobbema
  • Gerard van Honthorst

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  • Pieter de Hoogh
  • Samuel van Hoogstraaten
  • Gerard Houckgeest
  • Willem Kalf
  • Philip Koninck
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  • Maerten van Heemskerck
  • Bartholomeus van der Helst
  • Jan van der Heyden
  • Meyndert Hobbema
  • Gerard van Honthorst

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  • Judith Jansdochter Leyster
  • Nicolaes Maes
  • Gabriel Metsu
  • Frans van Mieris
  • Jan Miense Molenaar
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  • Caspar Netscher
    • Jacob Ochtervelt
    • Adriaen van Ostade
    • Antonie Palamedesz
    • Egbert van der Poel

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    • Johannes Verkolje
    • Daniel Vosmaer
    • Jacobus Vrel
    • Emmanuel de Witte
    • Philips Wouwermans
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    • Rembrandt van Rijn
    • Jacob van Ruisdael
    • ieter Jansz Saenredam
    • Godfried Schalken
    • Hendrick Sorg

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    • Jan Steen
    • Michael Sweerts
    • Gerrit ter Borch
    • Willem van de Velde
    • Jacob van Velsen