Aert van der Neer, Winter Landscape

Winter Landscape, 1645. Aert van der Neer (1603–1677)

Aert van der Neer spent most of his life in Amsterdam where he specialised in moonlit and winter landscapes, painted with a subtle feeling for atmosphere and light effects. A variant of this painting also dated 1645, is in the Corcoran Gallery, Washington.

Oil on panel. 56 x 71 cm

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford, UK (WA1998.52). Accepted by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of Elizabeth Alys Sandars and allocated to the Ashmolean Museum, 1998

Source: Do Smit