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|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 267 cm
Height 303 cm
|Accession number||1686 (OK)|
|Credits||Aankoop / Purchase: 1864|
|Age artist||Between 40 and 50 years old|
|Geographical origin||Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
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Schiedam 1620/1621 - Amsterdam 1673
Adam Pijnacker or Pynacker travelled to Italy in 1645 and stayed there until 1648. Pijnacker presumably travelled to the south for trade. He probably only...Bekijk het volledige profiel