With thanks to Astrid Beisner … PRONUNCIATION

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With thanks to Astrid Beisner …
PRONUNCIATION GUIDE FOR SMALL TREASURES
Willemsz. = son of William: Willem’s zoon
Cornelisd. = daughter of Cornelis: Cornelis’ daughter
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn = son of Harmen, Harmen’s zoon
Dordrecht (city): dorr. dregt
Cornelis van Poelenburg: Cornaylis van Poo. lenburgh
Wieringa: wee. ring.ga ( a Friesian name, province of Friesland in NW of country)
Jan Steen: Yon Stain ( not steen)
Cornelis Bega: Cornaylis Bay.ga
Leonaert Bramer: Lay.o.nard Brah. mer
Bartholomeus Breenberg: Bar.to.lo. may.us Brayn. bergh
Pieter Jacobsz. Duyfhuyzen:
-as in mouse and house but softer- douf houzen
Frans van Mieris: Franz van Mee.ris
Gerrit Dou: Gherrit Dow
Gerard ter Borch: Gherard tur Borgh
Gabriel Metsu: Gha.brie.el Met.sue
Adriaan van der Werff: Aa.dree.ahn vander Wehrrff (sharp ff and rr)
Adriaan Brouwer: Aa.dree.ahn Brau.er
Gillis van Tilborgh: Ghi.less -short i as in pip- van Till. borgh (town of Tillburg)
Matthijs van den Bergh: Ma.tice -as in ice- van den Beh.rgh
Isaac Luttichuys: E.saak Lutt.i.g.house
Adriaen van Ostade: Aa.dree.ahn van Os.tah.de
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