It’S Not Just Paintings That Smell Like Paint

2021-02-23   |   by CusiGO

Wealthy families in the 17th century, the golden age of Dutch private painting, boasted that the wardrobe was full of clean clothes wrapped in lavender. On the contrary, in the streets, the quiet canals depicted by artists stink. There are no other words to describe the transformation of sewage from a water to a trash can and feces. The maurizhouse Museum in the Hague has a collection of about 50…