Gerrit Dou was born in Leiden, a city that was important in the seventeenth century. Leiden was right in the middle of The Hague and Amsterdam, and it was a place where a lot of things were happening. It had a big textile industry and the first Protestant university in the Netherlands.
Early Beginnings (1589-1604)
Domenico Fetti, the enigmatic artist of the late 16th and early 17th centuries, embarked on a remarkable journey that began in the year 1589, most likely within the bustling city of Rome. Join us as we delve into the intriguing life and artistry of Domenico Fetti, a master of his craft.