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Mountainous evening landscape

Mountainous evening landscape

Adam Pijnacker (in circa 1665)

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Considering the dimensions of this 'Mountainous landscape in the evening', the depiction with its calculated decorative effect and the broad brush strokes must have been part of a wall covering, probably for an Amsterdam patrician house. Around 1650, it became fashionable in the Netherlands to fill whole walls of a room with landscape paintings. It is known that Adam Pijnacker also painted such wall coverings.

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Title Mountainous evening landscape
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 267 cm
Height 303 cm
Artists Schilder: Adam Pijnacker
Accession number 1686 (OK)
Credits Aankoop / Purchase: 1864
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1864
Age artist Between 40 and 50 years old
Material
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Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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