Painters Paintings Adriaen van Ostade (1610–1685): The Schoolmaster, 1662, oil on panel, 40 × 32.5 …
Painters Work Adriaen van Ostade (1610–1685): The Schoolmaster, 1662, oil on panel, 40 × 32.5 cm (15.7 × 12.eight in), Musée du Louvre, Paris
Adriaen van Ostade was a remarkably prolific artist. His recognized works embrace greater than eight hundred work, about fifty etchings, and quite a few drawings, and the ample manufacturing offered a considerable revenue. A well-respected artist, Van Ostade was energetic within the administration of Haarlem’s Saint Luke’s Guild, and he influenced the work of a number of different Dutch style painters.
The Schoolmaster – a topic Ostade cherished and plenty of instances repeated – has just about all the pieces one would need in an Ostade – good-looking modulation of the sunshine a few focus, suggestion of labor and of the care of youngsters. It has a attraction of inside lighting and a treasured humouristic contact within the uncomfortable slouchiness of the pedagogue’s “little victims”.