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Oil Painting - A River Scene

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1947P15
Collection:Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture
Date:1642 - 1642

Maker Information

Artist:Jan Joseph van Goyen - View biography for Jan Joseph van Goyen

Notes

Van Goyen was a pioneer of Dutch realistic landscape painting. He settled at the Hague around 1632 where he remained until his death. His mono-chromatic landscapes in browns and greys with low horizons and clouded skies, appear to be based on the many drawings he made as he travelled about the countryside.

Purchased, 1947.

Further Information

Production Period:17th century
School/Style:European Landscape
Medium:Oil on canvas.
Material(s):Oil paint

Dimensions

Height:978 mm
Width:1322 mm