Brouwer



Adriaen
[ah-dree-ahn] /ˈɑ driˌɑn/ (Show IPA), 1606?–38, Flemish painter.
Luitzen Egbertus Jan
[loit-suh n ekh-ber-tuh s yahn] /ˈlɔɪt sən ɛxˈbɛr təs yɑn/ (Show IPA), 1881–1966, Dutch mathematician and philosopher.
Historical Examples

It was the first street to be laid with cobble-stones , and so came by its name, which originally had been Brouwer Street.
Nooks and Corners of Old New York Charles Hemstreet

Here is a Brouwer, a very rare Dutch master, a very fine example too.
Evelyn Innes George Moore

He became Brouwer’s successor; and he is greatest when he is still under the inspiration of his great prototype.
The Standard Galleries – Holland Esther Singleton

Born and died at Haerlem, he painted country scenes in the style of Steen and Brouwer.
Catalogue of the Gallery of Art of The New York Historical Society anonymous

Like Brouwer, Ostade wandered about the towns and country, finding his models in the taverns and cottages.
The Standard Galleries – Holland Esther Singleton

A Dutch friend of mine, by name Brouwer, killed a boa twenty-two feet long with a pair of stag’s horns in his mouth.
Wanderings in South America Charles Waterton

Like Brouwer, he painted tavern interiors with men sitting at table before a pot of beer and a game of cards.
The Standard Galleries – Holland Esther Singleton

He also engraved in mezzotinto after Brouwer, Schalken, and others.
Notes and Queries, Number 215, December 10, 1853 Various

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