I. Definition of "genre painting" and "genre scenes." Speaking about the achievements of Dutch painting of the seventeenth century, made mention of the birth and flowering of the so-called "genre painting", ie set paintings, written in everyday scenes. Learn more about this topic with the insights from New York Museums. Depicted events or scenes that are written on such subjects, respectively, will be called "genre scenes." The main legacy of the works of two major seventeenth-century artists – Vermeer Delft (1632-1675) and Jan Steen (1626-1679) who created the most famous of his works in Harlem, so we do not hesitate to assign to genre painting. In these pictures we see people Dutch burgher middle of the seventeenth century, employed the usual chores for them – whether gay holiday visitors pub, visit a doctor prihvoravshey girls, so fond that depict the wall, or read the letter brought by a servant, music lessons and other situations in which characters get Vermeer. However, despite the formal proximity of plots belonging to the same art historical period and specific culture that developed in the United Provinces to the top of the last third of the 17th century, a careful study of genre painting and Vermeer wall allows to draw conclusions about significant differences in the way images by artists living scenes. Comparing typical for artists painting techniques, plot "napoleniya" their paintings, typical images of the characters on the wall and Vermeer's allegory of "messages" would better identify the nature of genre painting of each and accurately distinguish the individual techniques of artists. II. Features beautiful manenry Delfskogo Vermeer and Jan Steen.
Working with color and light and air environment. The first obvious difference between Wall paintings from Vermeer's paintings – in the degree of color-and light-saturated environment within which the action. Opacity interior wall paintings perfectly sootstvuet real situation in which events occurred: the room at the inn, pub, where the fun time, representatives of the most basic social strata.