The winter cloaks this view of the city in a sombre, lead-grey atmosphere. The small figures seem somewhat lost as they move through this world of snow and ice. Ruisdael practised various genres of landscape. He painted winter landscapes from 1657, after he had settled in Amsterdam, but not in any large number.
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|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 87,3 cm
Height 61,4 cm
Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael
|Accession number||1745 (OK)|
|Credits||Uit de nalatenschap van / from the estate of: J.A. Bekker-la Bastide 1961|
|Creation date||in circa 1670|
|Age artist||Between 37 and 47 years old|
|Geographical origin||Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
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