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Jan van Goyen River Landscape with Ferry and cottages oil painting

River Landscape with Ferry and cottages
Painting ID::  88530
Artist: Jan van Goyen
Painting: River Landscape with Ferry and cottages
Introduction: 1634(1634) Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 113.4 x 151.7 cm (44.6 x 59.7 in) cjr








Jan van Goyen View of Nijmegen oil painting

View of Nijmegen
Painting ID::  89033
Artist: Jan van Goyen
Painting: View of Nijmegen
Introduction: 1649(1649) Medium oil on oak cyf








Jan van Goyen Landscape with Skaters oil painting

Landscape with Skaters
Painting ID::  89034
Artist: Jan van Goyen
Painting: Landscape with Skaters
Introduction: 1643(1643) Medium oil on oak cyf








Jan van Goyen Skaters in front of a Medieval Castle oil painting

Skaters in front of a Medieval Castle
Painting ID::  89035
Artist: Jan van Goyen
Painting: Skaters in front of a Medieval Castle
Introduction: 1637(1637) Medium oil on wood cyf








Jan van Goyen Marine Landscape with Fishermen oil painting

Marine Landscape with Fishermen
Painting ID::  89036
Artist: Jan van Goyen
Painting: Marine Landscape with Fishermen
Introduction: first half of 17th century Medium oil on wood cyf








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     Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1596-1656 Jan van Goyen was born in Leiden on Jan. 13, 1596. Apprenticed from the age of 10, he had several masters. About 1617 he went to Haarlem to study with Esaias van de Velde, an important innovator in the Haarlem movement of realistic landscape painting. Van Goyen's works between 1621 and 1625 are sometimes hard to distinguish from those of his teacher. They are colorful, detailed views of villages and roads, usually busy with people, as in Winter (1621). It was Van Goyen's usual practice to sign or monogram and date his paintings. He traveled extensively through the Netherlands and beyond, recording his impressions in sketchbooks, occasionally with dates and often depicting recognizable scenes. Thus the chronology of his development is clear. His paintings of the late 1620s show a steady advance from the strong colors and scattered organization of his early works toward tonality and greater simplicity and unity of composition. By 1630 he was painting monochromes in golden brown or pale green; he played a leading part in the tonal phase of Dutch landscape painting. In 1631 Van Goyen settled in The Hague, where he became a citizen in 1634. The simplicity, airiness, and unification of his compositions continued to increase in his abundant production of dune landscapes, river views, seascapes, town views, and winter landscapes. The River View (1636) displays a river so open and extensive as to suggest the sea, with reflections that prolong the vast and luminous sky. In its monumentalization of humble structures and its composition built on a firm scaffolding of horizontal and vertical forces, it forecast at this early date developments that dominated landscape painting in the 1650s and later. In the Village and Dunes (1647) the traditional double-diagonal composition still exists, but it is dominated by horizontal and vertical accents. Stronger contrasts of light and dark replace the earlier tonality. In the last year of his life Van Goyen produced an eloquent new style, in which powerful forms stand out against the radiant sky and water in an exquisitely balanced composition (Evening Calm; 1656). The commission in 1651 to paint a panoramic view of The Hague for the Burgomaster's Room shows the high regard in which Van Goyen was held. He was enormously productive; well over 1,000 of his paintings still exist, and almost as many drawings. . Related Artists to Jan van Goyen : | Ostade, Isaack Jansz. van | Sanford Gifford | Elisabeth LouiseVigee Lebrun | Anselm Feuerbach | Giovanni Paolo Pannini |




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