Anne Hollander: The Art of War, 6 November 2003
Show More From Criminal to Courtier: The Soldier in Netherlandish Art 1550-1672 by David Kunzle.
Brill, 645 pp., £64, November 2002, 90 04 12369 5Show More
“... again, we see soldiers laying waste to peasants’ homes or to whole villages in Flemish works by Gillis Mostaert, Lucas van Valckenborch and others before 1600, or by Sebastiaen Vrancx and Roelandt Savery after that, all of whom made a speciality of the theme. Later Dutch painters created more realistic landscapes for it, with fewer figures used for a more ...”