|Notice the inclusion of the written word (poetry), sculpture, even music as Gerrit Dou touted painting as the "paragon of the arts" in depicting nature.|
|Gerrit Dou's paintings were all quite modes in size. The|
self-portrait above, bottom-left, was a mere seven by five inches.
|OId Painter in his Studio, 1630-32, Gerrit Dou|
|The Silver Ewer, 1663, Gerrit Dou|
|Prince Rupert of the Palatinate and his Tutor, 1631, |
Gerrit Dou, an excellent example of his portraiture.
|A Painter in his Studio, |
1637, Gerrit Dou
|Dentist by Candlelight, 1660-65, Gerrit Dou|
|Woman Drawing a Beverage, Gerrit Dou|
|Hermit, 1665, Gerrit Dou On the table are |
an open book, a rosary and an hour glass.
|Sleeping Dog, 1650, Gerrit Dou|