Artist: Jan van Goyen
Dates: 13 January 1596 – 27 April 1656
Title of Piece: Sandy Road with a Farmhouse
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.