A Windmill by a River

Oil on oak | 29.4 x 36.3cm | 1642

Jan van Goyen

Jan van Goyen's painting - his view of the wide sweep of the Netherlandish landscape - is a poetic vision. Seen from a sandy rising, the horizon is low and the sky vast. Just a few birds wheel in the towering clouds.

Van Goyen was very influential i...
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