High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

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High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

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2 Hendrick Avercamp Winterlandschap met schaatsers
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When Painters Go Ice Skating

Although the Dutch have been ice skating since the 13th century, it was not until the 16th century that ice skaters would regularly appear in paintings, courtesy of the Flemish Master Pieter Bruegel the Elder and... a climatic phenomenon.

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