Aelbert Cuyp
Dutch, October 20, 1620 - November 15, 1691
Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, J. Paul Getty Museum

Landscape painter Aelbert Cuyp hailed from a family of artists; his grandfather and uncle were glaziers, and his father Jacob Cuyp was a successful portrait artist with whom Cuyp would professionally collaborate (he would paint the backdrops while his father painted the figures). Cuyp’s own works were characterized by …

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