A group of cows is reflected in the water. Green meadows stretch away into the horizon. An enormous grey cloudy sky occupies more than half of the canvas. The artists of the Hague School, of which Roelofs was one of the forerunners, were inspired by the Dutch landscape art of the Golden Age. They depicted the everyday Dutch landscape with easy brush strokes, emphasising the distant horizon and the dark Dutch skies.
JOYCE A ACKLES asked
Is there anyway at all to get a reproduction print of this gorgeous piece?
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered
Hello Joyce, we're really happy you love the painting, but unfortunately we don't have a reproduction. Maybe you could contact firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a high resolution image? Greetings, Sarie.
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|Title||Cows near Water|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Depth 3.1 cm
Width 69.2 cm
Height 93.5 cm
|Accession number||1729 (MK)|
|Credits||Uit de nalatenschap van / from the estate of: P.C. van Vollenhoven 1909|
|Age artist||Between 58 and 63 years old|
|Geographical origin||The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
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All about the artist
Amsterdam 1822 - Berchem 1897
Willem Roelofs began drawing and painting at an early age. He painted his earliest known landscape when he was 15 years old. Roelofs grew up in Utrecht and...Bekijk het volledige profiel