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landscape; the sky is dark with billowing clouds, small people and livestock are visible at the fore of the wide, flat land; low collections of buildings can be made out on the horizon

Divine Nature: Two Dutch painted landscapes side by side

February 18, 2021
Henriette Kets de Vries discusses over two weeks the two paired Dutch landscape paintings from the Then\Now\Next exhibition. This week part I with Jan van Goyen's Landscape View Of Rijnland, 1647