AN EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY JACOB VAN RUISDAEL
, which opens this summer at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art before travelling to Philadelphia and London, will give viewers a chance to appraise the various ways in which this seventeenth-century Dutch landscape painter could make the familiar unforgettable.
Naturalistic views by David Teniers the Younger, including "A Sow and Her Litter," seascapes by Willem van de Velde the Younger, and luminous landscapes by Dutch masters Jacob van Ruisdael
and Aelbert Cuyp are among the highlights.
Paulus Potter's A Young Bull and Two Cows in a Meadow (1649), accompanies works by Jacob van Ruisdael
, Aelbert Cuyp and Jan van der Heyden.
Other important works by Jacob van Ruisdael
, Ludolf Backhuizen, Salomon van Ruisdael and Bernardo Bellotto will be offered as well.
Aelbert Cuyp (1620-1691) never left his corner of Holland except to visit the hills and curly oakwoods on the German border dear to his contemporary, Jacob van Ruisdael
In a like manner, Jean-Honore Fragonard's Landscape with Washerwomen responds to the Dutch landscapes of Jacob van Ruisdael
12) He owned fine early works by two of the most celebrated Dutch landscapists, Jacob van Ruisdael
(View of Egmond aan Zee, c.
Both seascape and landscape, two of the most splendid and also influential accomplishments of the Dutch school, are no less well represented, the former by Jan van de Capelle and Simon de Vlieger, the latter by the likes of Jacob van Ruisdael
, Aert van der Neer, and Aelbert Cuyp.
Jacob van Ruisdael
(1628/29-82) is rightly regarded as the greatest landscape painter of the heroic age of Dutch art.
1656, an exceptional work by one of the greatest landscape painters of all time, Jacob van Ruisdael
Born in London in 1945, Walford studied art history under Professor Hans Rookmaaker at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, before obtaining his PhD, on the 17th-century Dutch landscape painter Jacob van Ruisdael
, from Cambridge.
The second, painters, includes Jacob van Ruisdael
, Samuel Palmer, Constable, Turner, Pierre Bonnard and Howard Hodgkin.