Example sentences for: delft

How can you use “delft” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Set in 17 th -century Delft, the "outstanding" (Denise Kersten, USA Today ) novel traces the singular life of a girl working as a servant in the home of painter Jan Vermeer.

  • The pottery style we now know as Delft (after the city to the southeast of Amsterdam) was produced in potteries all across the country during the Golden Age.

  • In the wonderful A Woman Drinking with Two Men and a Serving Woman (circa 1658), carousers from his drab Rotterdam pictures have entered the finely nuanced space of his Delft interiors.

  • Born in 1629 in Rotterdam, de Hooch apprenticed himself to a Haarlem landscapist called Nicolaes Berchem before making his way to Delft around 1652.


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