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To hear the Dutch pronunciation of the names major cities of the Netherlands, click on the two MP3 links. Below these is a list of some prominent Dutch painters according to the cities and birth or cities in which they predominantly worked.

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  • Amsterdam
  • Delft
  • Den Haag (The Hague)
  • Dordt (Dordrecht)
  • Leiden
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  • Haarlem
  • Utrecht
  • Rotterdam
  • Schipluiden (small village near Delft where Vermeer married Catharina Bolnes

Amsterdam

  • 1583–1633
  • 1609–1669
  • 1611–1693
  • 1619–1688
  • 1622–1693
  • 1628/29–1692
  • 1628–1676
  • 1634–1693
  • 1638–1709

Delft

  • 1622–1654
  • 1625–1654
  • 1629–c. 1684
  • JOHANNES VERMEER 1632–1675
  • 1617–1692

Deventer

  • 1617–1681

Haarlem

  • 1580–1666
  • 1589/90–1638
  • 1597–1665
  • 1597–1662
  • 1600/10–1668
  • 1600–1670
  • 1600–10–1660
  • 1610–1684

Utrecht

  • 1564–1553
  • 1588–1629
  • 1613–1675
  • 1629–1679
  • 1629–1679