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Jan van Goyen

Jan van Goyen

 

Artist: Jan van Goyen

Dates: 13 January 1596 – 27 April 1656

Nationality: Dutch

Title of Piece: Sandy Road with a Farmhouse

Sandy Road with a Farmhouse by Jan van Goyen

Sandy Road with a Farmhouse by Jan van Goyen

 

Brief Biography: Van Goyen was a prolific landscape painter with some 1200 paintings and over 1000 sketches to his credit. He paintings used a limited range of pigments giving his work a tonal quality many would try to imitate. His landscapes were predominantly of the canals and villages of the Delft and Gouda.

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