1646, the pelkus gate near utrecht. 1655, bringer of bad news. 1663, beware of luxury. initial career in antwerp. 1653, a pedlar selling spectacles outside a cottage, oil, london, national gallery, baroque,country,dutch,europe,european,group,holland,house,jan . life. jan havickszoon steen was a dutch genre painter of the 17th century psychological insight, sense of humour and abundance of colour are marks of his trade. pieter de hooch a dutch courtyard. a seventeenth-century dutch genre painting (19751144) features an example with veneers of south american rosewood and african ebony. an evening school . 2nd friday kirkland art walk summer music series.