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Jacob van Ruisdael The Great Forest oil painting

The Great Forest
Painting ID::  3692
Artist: Jacob van Ruisdael
Painting: The Great Forest
Introduction: Art History Museum, Vienna








Jacob van Ruisdael Rough Sea oil painting

Rough Sea
Painting ID::  3693
Artist: Jacob van Ruisdael
Painting: Rough Sea
Introduction: 1670 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston








Jacob van Ruisdael Sunlight on the Waterfront oil painting

Sunlight on the Waterfront
Painting ID::  3694
Artist: Jacob van Ruisdael
Painting: Sunlight on the Waterfront
Introduction: 26 in x 32








Jacob van Ruisdael Two Watermills and an Open Sluice near Singraven oil painting

Two Watermills and an Open Sluice near Singraven
Painting ID::  10216
Artist: Jacob van Ruisdael
Painting: Two Watermills and an Open Sluice near Singraven
Introduction: 1650 Oil on canvas, 87,3 x 111,5 cm National Gallery London








Jacob van Ruisdael Bentheim Castle oil painting

Bentheim Castle
Painting ID::  10217
Artist: Jacob van Ruisdael
Painting: Bentheim Castle
Introduction: 1653Oil on canvas National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin








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     Dutch Baroque Era Painter, ca.1628-1682 Ruysdael's favorite subjects are simple woodland scenes, similar to those of Everdingen and Hobbema. He is especially noted as a painter of trees, and his rendering of foliage, particularly of oak leaf age, is characterized by the greatest spirit and precision. His views of distant cities, such as that of Haarlem in the possession of the marquess of Bute, and that of Katwijk in the Glasgow Corporation Galleries, clearly indicate the influence of Rembrandt. He frequently painted coast-scenes and sea-pieces, but it is in his rendering of lonely forest glades that we find him at his best. The subjects of certain of his mountain scenes seem to be taken from Norway, and have led to the supposition that he had traveled in that country. We have, however, no record of such a journey, and the works in question are probably merely adaptations from the landscapes of Van Everdingen, whose manner he copied at one period. Only a single architectural subject from his brush is known--an admirable interior of the New Church, Amsterdam. The prevailing hue of his landscapes is a full rich green, which, however, has darkened with time, while a clear grey tone is characteristic of his seapieces. The art of Ruysdael, while it shows little of the scientific knowledge of later landscapists, is sensitive and poetic in sentiment, and direct and skillful in technique. Figures are sparingly introduced into his compositions, and such as occur are believed to be from the pencils of Adriaen van de Velde, Philip Wouwerman, and Jan Lingelbach. Unlike the other great Dutch landscape painters, Ruysdael did not aim at a pictorial record of particular scenes, but he carefully thought out and arranged his compositions, introducing into them an infinite variety of subtle contrasts in the formation of the clouds, the plants and tree forms, and the play of light. He particularly excelled in the painting of cloudscapes which are spanned dome-like over the landscape, and determine the light and shade of the objects. Goethe lauded him as a poet among painters, and his work shows some of the sensibilities the Romantics would later celebrate. . Related Artists to Jacob van Ruisdael : | Konstantin Flavitsky | Emile Vernon | Ciro Ferri | Joseph Barney | Paul Cezanne |




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