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An Extensive Landscape, with a River

An Extensive Landscape, with a River

Philips Koninck (in 1664)

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This painting is a wonderful example of the landscapes of Philips Koninck. They were probably inspired by the river areas of the Waal and the Rhine, but the location cannot be precisely identified. Undoubtedly, the paintings took shape in the studio based on the memories the painter had of the region. Nature is so predominantly present in Koninck's paintings that the insignificance and the mortality of man seems to be the real theme.

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Title An Extensive Landscape, with a River
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 121 cm
Height 95 cm
Artists Schilder: Philips Koninck
Accession number 1419 (OK)
Credits Uit de nalatenschap van / from the estate of: F.J.O. Boijmans 1847
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1847
Age artist About 45 years old
Collector Collector / F.J.O. Boijmans
Exhibitions The Collection Enriched (2011)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
Material
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Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Philips Koninck

Amsterdam 1619 - Amsterdam 1688

Philips Koninck was probably one of Rembrandt's pupils before he specialised in landscapes. He learnt this specialisation from his elder brother Jacob. Philips...

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