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