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Snow and Ice, Holland Frozen in Time Jane Choy Tuesday 10 December 2019

The great Dutch masters of the Golden Age, Hendrik Avercamp, Jacob van Ruisdael, Jan van Goyen, and even Rembrandt van Rijn painted the old fashioned wintry scenes of frozen lakes and canals filled with skaters.  Discover the reality of those ice-bound winters, followed by ‘koek en zopie’ after the lecture.

Jane E. Choy-Thurlow studied art history at the Salem State University, USA, Trinity College Dublin and at Leiden University. She enjoys giving lectures and tours at for instance the Mauritshuis and she is a founding member of DFAS (now the Arts Society) of The Hague. In 2018 she was given the honor of Knight in the Order of Oranje Nassau for her knowledge and work in the field 15th to 17th century Dutch and Flemish art.