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Early days:

      Aelbert Jacobsz Cuyp,born in Dordrecht was one of the prominent Dutch landscape painters of the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century. He is popular for his views of the Dutch countryside in early morning or late afternoon light.Aelbert Cuyp was born in Dordrecht on October 20, 1620.


Personal Details:

Aelbert Jacobsz Cuyp
Date of Birth
October 20, 1620
Date of Death
November 15, 1691
Popular Works
The Maas at Dordrecht,The Negro Page circa



    Aelbert Cuyp's landscapes were based on reality and on his own innovation of what a captivating landscape should be.Aelbert Cuyp's drawings disclose him to be a draftsman of finer quality.His depiction might  look like he planned it to be a finished work of art, but it was most probably taken back to the studio and used as a reference for his paintings. Often the same segment of a sketch was found in various different pictures.

Works of Aelbert Jacobsz Cuyp:


Aelbert Jacobsz Cuyp Maas At Dordrecht