Johannes van Hoytl the Younger (1613-December 1669)
Van Hoytl, native son of the Murkish Low-lands, worked his bright pigments in slowest solitude. Remarked especially for his light and shade; and his attraction to the lustrous and the velvety. Extremely unproliflic and therefore a financial failure, he nevertheless produced perhaps a dozen of the finest portraits of the period.
1. This chair thinks it’s one of us! Nearly fooled us. Flickr via Nancy2. The midterm’s tomorrow, and this bookworm has its nose to the grindstone…study up! Via brookeborel.com3. “Nom nom nom! I’m hungry!” 4. This little guy’s all dressed up with nowhere to go… 5. Just adorable…what a card! 6.
I just want to say a bit about this because Spotify is somewhat controversial among artists. As a music fan, I use Spotify myself. It’s a convenient service with an excellent catalogue. However, as many artists have pointed out, they pay us very very little.