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Water, Wind, and Waves: Marine Paintings from the Dutch Golden Age
This exhibition explores the deep, multifaceted relationship the Dutch had with the water, including their gratitude for the seas bounty and their fear of its sometimes destructive power. Drawn largely from the Gallerys own collection, the exhibition features nearly 50 paintings, prints, drawings, rare books, and ship models. From quiet harbor scenes and frozen canals to fierce naval battles pitting Dutch crews against their Spanish foes, the range of images reveals the extraordinary impact the water had on art of the Dutch Golden Age.