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