Pieter de Hooch

1629-1684 Netherlands-Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Pieter de Hooch was born in Rotterdam. His nearest influence was Jan Vermeer. Gabriƫl Metsu and Pieter Cornelisz van Slingelandt are also said to have impressed him. However, he trained under Nicolaes Berchem in Haarlem. In 1654, he belonged to the Guild of Painters in Delft. He travelled to other Dutch cities while working for a merchant, where he would have encountered some of his contemporaries. In 1667, he moved to Amsterdam to reach a larger market. His paintings there are mostly affluent household scenes, but his work leans more on a commercial plane than his more appreciated domestic Delft scenes.

 

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Tric Trac Players

Tric Trac Players

interior with woman

interior with woman beside a linen cupboard

Courtyard

Courtyard of a House in Delft

Delft Courtyard

Delkft House Courtyard

A Mother's Duty

A Mother's Duty

A Woman Nursing

A Woman Nursing an Infant with a Child and a Dog

Delft Family

Delft Family

The Bedroom

The Bedroom

A Dutch Courtyard

A Dutch Courtyard#

Making Music

A Family Making Music

Village House

Village House

Bourgomaster's-

Bourgomaster's Council Chamber

Conversation

A Musical Conversation

Card Players

Card Players at a Table

Woman and Maid

Woman and Maid

Woman and Maid

Woman and maid in Courtyard

Cardplayers

Cardplayers in a Sunlit Room

Making Music

Company Making Music

Woman Drinking

Woman Drinking with Two Men

Peeling Apples

Woman Peeling Apples

Parrot

Couple with Parrot

Going for a Walk

Going for a Walk

Man Offering-

Man offering a Glass of Wine

Interior

Interior

Merry Drinker

Merry Drinker

Interior with Figures

Interior with Figures

Mother Lacing

Mother Lacing Her Bodice beside a Cradle

Musical Party

Musical Party in a Courtyard

Playing Cards

Soldiers Playing Cards

Paying the Hostess

Paying the Hostess

Suckling Mother

Suckling Mother and Maid

Woman Reading

Woman Reading a Letter

The Empty Glass

The Empty Glass

Morning of a Man

The Morning of a Young Man

The Visit

The Visit#

The Card Players

The Card Players

Two Soldiers

Two Soldiers and a Serving Woman with a Trumpeter

Women with a Child

Woman Drinking with Soldiers

Weighing Gold

Weighing Gold

Woman Drinking-

Woman Hands Over-

Woman hands over Money to her Servant

Peeling Vegetables

Woman Peeling Vegetables in the Back Room

Basket

Woman with a Basket of Beans in the Vegetable Garden

Woman and Child

Woman with a Child and a Maid in an Interior

In a Pantry

Woman with a Child in a Pantry

Woman with Baby

Woman with Baby  and Small Child

Woman and Child

A Woman and a Child on a Bleaching Meadow