Monday, July 7, 2014

Eye Candy for Today: Weissenbruch landscape

The Trekvliet Shipping Canal near Rijswijk, also known as the View near the Geest Bridge, Johan Hendrik Weissenbruch
The Trekvliet Shipping Canal near Rijswijk, Johan Hendrik Weissenbruch

Also known as the “View near the Geest Bridge”, original is in the Rijksmuseum, link above is to a zoomable image. Downloadable high-resolution file on Wikimedia Commons.

Wonderful light, air and painterly rendering by a 19th century Dutch painter who was influenced by the French Barbizon painters, the predecessors of Impressionism.

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