Nicolaes Maes

Nicolaes Maes

Self-portrait (c.1685), Dordrechts Museum

Years of life: 1632 – 1693
Artist's Teachers: Rembrandt
Artist's students: Justus de Gelder, Margaretha van Godewijk, Jacob Moelaert, Johannes Vollevens
Art Movement: Baroque, Dutch Golden Age
Painting School: Delft School
Genre: Landscape , Religious , Still-life , Genre scenes , Portrait
Country: Netherlands
Century: XVII

He is best known for his early paintings which often show kitchen life below stairs, or old women asleep. Later he began to paint elegant portraits in the French style. He liked to depict kitchen utensils. Good painter, good quality painting.

Nicolaes Maes’s major works are The Mocking of Christ, c. 1650s (St. Petersburg: Hermitage Museum);A Young Woman Sewing, 1655 (London: Harold Samuel Collection).

References:

  1. Robert Cumming. Art: complete encyclopedia. – 512 p. – Moscow: Astrel, 2005.

Artworks:

  • Woman Plucking a Duck

    1656

    Woman Plucking a Duck  •  1656

  • Self-portrait

    1685

    Self-portrait  •  1685

  • The idle servant

    1655

    The idle servant  •  1655

  • Girl at a Window (also known as The Daydreamer)

    1650

    Girl at a Window (also known as The Daydreamer)  •  1650

  • Portrait of a Woman

    1667

    Portrait of a Woman  •  1667

  • The Account Keeper

    1656

    The Account Keeper  •  1656

  • Portrait of Jacob Trip

    1661

    Portrait of Jacob Trip   •  1661

  • Family Portrait

    1676

    Family Portrait  •  1676

  • The Naughty Drummer

    1655

    The Naughty Drummer  •  1655

  • Christ before Pilate

    between 1649 and 1650

    Christ before Pilate  •  between 1649 and 1650

  • Portrait of Margaretha de Geer, Wife of Jacob Tripx

    1660

    Portrait of Margaretha de Geer, Wife of Jacob Tripx  •  1660

  • Old woman in prayer, known as ‘Prayer without end’.

    1656

    Old woman in prayer, known as ‘Prayer without end’.  •  1656

  • Old Woman Dozing

    1656

    Old Woman Dozing  •  1656

  • An Eavesdropper with a Woman Scolding

    1655

    An Eavesdropper with a Woman Scolding  •  1655

  • Portrait of a young lady

    1670 - 1675

    Portrait of a young lady   •  1670 - 1675

  • A Dutch family group

    Probably mid 1650s

    A Dutch family group  •  Probably mid 1650s

  • Portrait of Anthony de Sadelaer as a Boy, with a Goat and a Dog

    1665 - 1675

    Portrait of Anthony de Sadelaer as a Boy, with a Goat and a Dog   •  1665 - 1675

  • Portrait of a Woman

    1670-1674

    Portrait of a Woman  •  1670-1674

  • Portrait of a Man

    1670 - 1674

    Portrait of a Man  •  1670 - 1674

  • Portrait of a Woman

    Portrait of a Woman

  • A Lacemaker

    between 1652 and 1693

    A Lacemaker   •  between 1652 and 1693

  • Dutch Gentleman

    between 1616 and 1680

    Dutch Gentleman  •  between 1616 and 1680

  • Portrait of a Man

    between 1680 and 1690

    Portrait of a Man   •  between 1680 and 1690

  • Portrait of Cornelis ten Hove (1658-1694)

    1680s

    Portrait of Cornelis ten Hove (1658-1694)  •  1680s

  • Portrait of Catharina Dierquens (1664-1715)

    1680s

    Portrait of Catharina Dierquens (1664-1715)  •  1680s

  • Girl at a window, known as 'The daydreamer'

    1650s

    Girl at a window, known as 'The daydreamer'   •  1650s

  • The spinster

    between 1650 and 1660

    The spinster  •  between 1650 and 1660

  • Portrait of Aeltje Denijs (1598/1599–....)

    between 1649 and 1700

    Portrait of Aeltje Denijs (1598/1599–....)  •  between 1649 and 1700

  • Belichje Hulft (1656-1714). Wife of Gerard Röver, merchant and shipowner in Amsterdam

    between 1675 and 1693

    Belichje Hulft (1656-1714). Wife of Gerard Röver, merchant and shipowner in Amsterdam  •  between 1675 and 1693

  • Portrait of a young man

    between 1670 and 1680

    Portrait of a young man  •  between 1670 and 1680

  • Young woman at the crib

    between 1652 and 1662

    Young woman at the crib  •  between 1652 and 1662

  • Portrait of Pieter Groenendijk

    between 1677 and 1685

    Portrait of Pieter Groenendijk  •  between 1677 and 1685

  • Portrait of Petronella Dunois

    between 1677 and 1685

    Portrait of Petronella Dunois  •  between 1677 and 1685

  • Portrait of a Married Couple with a Child

    between 1655 and 1660

    Portrait of a Married Couple with a Child   •  between 1655 and 1660

  • A Girl Sewing

    A Girl Sewing

  • Fisherboy

    Fisherboy

  • Child and newt

    Child and newt

  • Bust-Length Portrait of a Middle-Aged Woman

    1670s

    Bust-Length Portrait of a Middle-Aged Woman  •  1670s

  • Portrait of Helena van Heuvel

    between 1675 and 1679

    Portrait of Helena van Heuvel  •  between 1675 and 1679

  • The naughty Drummer

    1670s

    The naughty Drummer   •  1670s

  • A Portrait of a young Boy dressed as a Hunter

    between 1675 and 1680

    A Portrait of a young Boy dressed as a Hunter   •  between 1675 and 1680

  • A Portrait of a young Boy dressed as a Hunter with a Goat and a Dog

    1670s

    A Portrait of a young Boy dressed as a Hunter with a Goat and a Dog   •  1670s

  • Bathing children

    1655-1660

    Bathing children   •  1655-1660

  • Portrait of a Baby Girl as Venus, in a Chariot Drawn by Doves

    Portrait of a Baby Girl as Venus, in a Chariot Drawn by Doves

  • Abraham Dismissing Hagar and Ishmael

    1653

    Abraham Dismissing Hagar and Ishmael  •  1653

  • The Old Lacemaker

    1655

    The Old Lacemaker  •  1655

  • The spinster

    1655

    The spinster  •  1655

  • Young Woman Peeling Apples

    1655

    Young Woman Peeling Apples   •  1655

  • Two chattering housewives

    1655

    Two chattering housewives   •  1655

  • An Old Woman Dozing over a Book

    1655

    An Old Woman Dozing over a Book   •  1655

  • Vegetable market

    between 1655 and 1665

    Vegetable market  •  between 1655 and 1665

  • Portrait of a Lady

    1678

    Portrait of a Lady   •  1678

  • Cornelis Evertsen, Lieutenant Admiral of Zeeland

    1680

    Cornelis Evertsen, Lieutenant Admiral of Zeeland  •  1680

  • Portrait of a man, formerly identified as Isaac van der Berch

    1680

    Portrait of a man, formerly identified as Isaac van der Berch   •  1680

  • Portrait of a young nobleman

    1675-1693

    Portrait of a young nobleman   •  1675-1693

  • The flight of Lot

    1675-1680

    The flight of Lot   •  1675-1680

  • Portrait of two young boys as hunters

    1661

    Portrait of two young boys as hunters   •  1661

  • Portrait of Jacob Trip (c.1576-1661)

    1665

    Portrait of Jacob Trip (c.1576-1661)  •  1665

  • Portrait of a Woman by a Fountain

    1665

    Portrait of a Woman by a Fountain   •  1665

  • A Portrait of a young Boy in a Goat Cart

    1667

    A Portrait of a young Boy in a Goat Cart   •  1667

  • A Portrait of a Child in a Goat Cart

    1670s

    A Portrait of a Child in a Goat Cart  •  1670s

  • Adoration of the Shepherds

    1660

    Adoration of the Shepherds  •  1660

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