(1625/30 - 1691)
Abraham Hondius was active/lived in Netherlands, United Kingdom. Abraham Hondius is known for animal, hunting genre, landscape painting.
Biography Abraham Hondius
Hondius was an artist acclaimed for his depictions of animals, and
his considerable skill is evident in his painting of a hunting party, foe example. The figures, depicted resting by an inn, with recently
shot birds in the foreground and a pack of dogs in various poses, are
presented like a tableau against a receding wooded landscape.
lived and worked during the Dutch Golden Age which spanned the 17th
century, and was marked by the flowering of trade, industry, the arts
and sciences. This, in turn, resulted in the rise of the urban merchant
class. The new affluent middle class was the driving force in the
popularity of certain subject matters in the pictorial arts, including
the genre painti
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