A Map of the United Provinces in Vermeer's Time

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To hear the Dutch pronunciation of the names major cities of the Netherlands, click on the two MP3 links. Below these is a list of some prominent Dutch painters according to the cities and birth or cities in which they predominently worked.

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  • Amsterdam
  • Delft
  • Den Haag (The Hague)
  • Dordt (Dordrecht)
  • Leiden
mp3  files by marco schuffelen

Amsterdam

Delft

Deventer

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  • Haarlem
  • Utrecht
  • Rotterdam
  • Schipluiden (small village near Delft where Vermeer married Catharina Bolnes
mp3 files by marco schuffelen

Haarlem

Utrecht