Interactive Map of the Principle Centers of Artistic Production & Timeline of 17th-Century Dutch Painters

Roll mouse over principal cities of Dutch art production to access a list of painters were primarily active in or whose most characteristic production is linked to that city.
Single click on name of city to fix name of painters, then click on name of painter to view his position on the timeline below.
Click on name of painter to access a brief biography and an image of his work.

A map of 17th-century Netherlands

Map of the Dutch Republic in 1648 showing the seven major provinces, major rivers and cities.

The principal sites of Dutch art production are capitalized in red.

Other important cities are in smaller black font.

AMERSFOORT

AMSTERDAM

DELFT

DEVENTER

DORTRECHT

HAARLEM

THE HAGUE

LEIDEN

ROTTERDAM

UTRECHT