:host { --enviso-primary-color: #00BAFF; --enviso-secondary-color: #00BAFF; font-family: 'boijmans-font', Arial, Helvetica,sans-serif; } .enviso-basket-button-wrapper { position: relative; top: 5px; } .enviso-btn { font-size: 22px; } .enviso-basket-button-items-amount { font-size: 12px; line-height: 1; background: #F18700; color: white; border-radius: 50%; width: 24px; height: 24px; min-width: 0; display: flex; align-items: center; justify-content: center; text-align: center; font-weight: bold; padding: 0; top: -13px; right: -12px; } Previous Next Facebook Instagram Twitter Pinterest Tiktok Linkedin Back to top
Watermill Near a Farmhouse with Thatched Roof

Watermill Near a Farmhouse with Thatched Roof

Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael (in circa 1653)

Ask anything

Loading...

Thank you. Your question has been submitted.

Unfortunately something has gone wrong while sending your question. Please try again.

Request high-res image

More information

It is almost impossible to paint the foaming water by the wheel of a water mill, but perhaps that is just why Ruisdael wanted to try. It took skill to give a motionless picture the semblance of motion. The 19th-century painter Constable called it incredibly ‘clear and fresh’, a landscape where it has just stopped raining. ‘It haunts my mind, and clings to my heart.’

Read more Read less

Collection book

Collection book Order

Specifications

Title Watermill Near a Farmhouse with Thatched Roof
Material and technique Oil on panel
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height Error: 37,6 is not a valid BCD value cm
Width 44 cm
Artists Schilder: Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael
Accession number 2520 (OK)
Credits Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of: D.G. van Beuningen 1958
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1958
Creation date in circa 1653
Age artist Between 20 and 30 years old
Collector Collector / D.G. van Beuningen
Internal exhibitions De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
Material
Object
Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

Please note: The metadata of this object have not been checked.
Contact a curator if something seems incorrect.

All about the artist

Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael

Haarlem 1628/1629 - Amsterdam 1682

Bekijk het volledige profiel