Object Image

Landscape with Two Oaks

The two gnarled oak trees, brightly illuminated by a few rays of sunlight, stand out sharply against the threatening sky. Van Goyen drew the trees with his brush. He used thin, almost transparent paint for the foliage and thick, grainy paint for the furrowed trunks. The landscape’s near monochrome palette is enlivened by the blue and red doublets of the two figures resting....
1641
Oil on canvas
SK-A-123
Image and text courtesy of Rijksmuseum, 2019

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Rijksmuseum
Permanent collection