Have you ever heard of the golden age? In this epoch Netherlands was very rich and powerful. In Amsterdam you can still see many beautiful buildings from this time.
In the golden age there was much wealth and riches. The art of painting flourished. Middle seventeenth century there were only 175 in Andover all painters. Rembrandt van Rijn is one of the most famous painters of that time. The night watch is his most famous painting.
In the epoch of the golden age there was a transfer of power. The Church had for a long time had the most power. Now the citizens were allowed to govern.