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Nicolaes Maes: Dutch Master of the Golden AgeDownton Abbey has proved the nation's fascination with the upstairs and downstairs divide in high society, so many will be glad to hear that The National Gallery is providing the chance to peer into the goings on of such households with its major winter exhibition, Nicolaes Maes: Dutch Master of the Golden Age. Depicting everything from the illicit goings on of a servants' quarters to the enviable lives of the high society, Maes perfectly captured the upstairs and downstairs lifestyle in the Dutch Golden Age. This new exhibition puts nearly 50 paintings and drawings by the artist, who began his career as one of Rembrandt's most talented pupils, to show his full repertoire of both historical and biblical scenes as well as those capturing everyday life.

 

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Nicolaes Maes: Dutch Master of the Golden Age  Nicolaes Maes, The Eavesdropper, about 1656 Oil on canvas, 57.5 × 66 cm The Wellington Collection, Apsley House [English Heritage] © Historic England Photo Library  

Nicolaes Maes: Dutch Master of the Golden Age - Nicolaes Maes, The Eavesdropper, about 1656 Oil on canvas, 57.5 × 66 cm The Wellington Collection, Apsley House [English Heritage] © Historic England Photo Library

Nicolaes Maes: Dutch Master of the Golden Age Nicolaes Maes, The Eavesdropper, about 1656 Oil on canvas, 57.5 × 66 cm The Wellington Collection, Apsley House [English Heritage] © Historic England Photo Library  

Nicolaes Maes: Dutch Master of the Golden Age - Nicolaes Maes, The Eavesdropper, about 1656 Oil on canvas, 57.5 × 66 cm The Wellington Collection, Apsley House [English Heritage] © Historic England Photo Library More Images
 

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