Plate Ice Scene
von Heinen Delfts Blauw
The Golden Age is a period in the Dutch history that lasted from 1575 – 1675. The Dutch republic experienced a time of great wealth and arts and crafts, like painting, flourished. The picture on this plate is based on the painting Ice Scene by Hendrick Avercamp (Amsterdam January 1585 – Kampen, May 1634). Avercamp was a Dutch painter that had a special love for painting winter scenes. Ice Scene is on display in the Mauritshuis.