The Dutch Golden Age, Independence War & something about economy

Talking head next to Old Dutch painting

This is kind of a sequel to the video The Dutch Horror in 1672. In that video which I made with the support of my brothers, I promised that I would make a next one about the context of the murder at the “Groene Zoodje” in The Hague. This video is mostly about how special the… Continue reading The Dutch Golden Age, Independence War & something about economy

1672: Johan de Witt and his brother murdered

A tribute to Jan de Baen too

I painted Johan de Witt as kind of a tribute: in several aspects he was to the Netherlands what Winston Churchill was for Great Britain. For both of them the royals were a real pain in the ass…And I feel related to him. Not the most but neither the least by the fact we probably… Continue reading 1672: Johan de Witt and his brother murdered