[ hob-uh-muh; Dutch haw-buh-mah ]
/ ˈhɒb ə mə; Dutch ˈhɔ bə mɑ /
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Mein·dert [mahyn-duhrt], /ˈmaɪn dərt/, 1638–1709, Dutch painter.
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How to use Hobbema in a sentence
Posterity owes this servant of the burgomaster a grudge, for after taking up the appointment, Hobbema scarcely painted any more.
The coincidence of Hobbema's marriage and his appointment as gauger of wines and oil was not by chance.
In spite of the resemblance to Ruysdael above noted, Hobbema's best and most characteristic works are quite distinct.
A second objection to Hobbema's method may be mentioned besides its "trickiness."
Middelharnis is one of several places that dispute the honour of being Hobbema's birthplace.
British Dictionary definitions for Hobbema
/ (ˈhɒbɪmə, Dutch ˈhɔbəmaː) /
Meindert (ˈmaɪndərt). 1638–1709, Dutch painter of peaceful landscapes, usually including a watermill
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