Jan van Goyen


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Goyen, Jan van

 

Born Jan. 13, 1596, in Leiden; died Apr. 27, 1656, in The Hague. Dutch landscape painter.

Van Goyen studied with E. van de Velde in Haarlem in 1616 and 1617. He began to work in Leiden in 1618 and in The Hague in 1634. During his mature years (beginning in 1640) he painted misty landscapes in tones of brown and gray, and views of slow-flowing rivers and canals with cities and villages on their low banks, under boundless skies occupying two-thirds of the painting (The Maas River Near Dordrecht, 1643, in the Hermitage, Leningrad; View of the Vaal River Near Neimegen, 1649, in the A. S. Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow; View on the Maas River, 1645, in the Hermitage, Leningrad; and The Mouth of the River, 1655, in Mauritshuis, in The Hague). He was one of the creators of the Dutch school of realistic landscape painting in the 17th century, and he also did some etchings.

REFERENCES

Fekhner, E. Iu. Gollandskaia peizazhnaia zhivopis’ XVII veka ν Ermitazhe. Leningrad, 1963.
Jan van Goyen. [Tentoonstelling.) Leiden-Arnhem, 1960.
Dobrzycka, A. Jan van Goyen. Poznan. 1966.
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A Taste of the Sea, two loaned 17th century Dutch seascapes by Jan van Goyen and Willem van de Velde the Elder, until October 29.
In terms of landscapists, there are very fine sheets by Nicolaes Berchem, Lambert Doomer, Jan van Goyen, Jan Lievens, Pieter Molyn, Cornelis van Poelenburch, the Saftlevens (Cornelis and Herman), Esaias van de Velde, Cornelis Vroom and Antoni Waterloo.
A Taste of the Sea, two loaned seventeenth century Dutch seascapes by Jan van Goyen and Willem van de Velde the Elder, until October 29.
In 2004, a question arose about a WAM painting by Jan van Goyen that the museum had acquired from a dealer.
Jan van Goyen occasionally stayed at Isaac's house during Jacob's childhood, although Jacob never painted in van Goyen's style of near-monochrome tonality.
In conjunction with the 400th anniversary of Rembrandt's birth in 2006, Rembrandt And His Time: Masterworks From The Albertina, Vienna is the companion book to the Milwaukee Art Museum's exhibition of twenty-seven of Rembrandt's most important works, as well as drawings by Roelant Savery, David Vinckboons, Jacques de Gheyn II, Hendrick Avercamp, Jan van Goyen, and Esaias van de Velde which offer some of the earliest examples of naturalism.
Loosely defined as such, the genre includes a wide range of pictures, from the foundational Small Landscapes published in 1559 by Hieronymus Cock, through the multiple print series of the 1610s of the local land around Haarlem, to the dunes and hovels of Jan van Goyen and the gnarled trees of Jacob van Ruisdael.
In March 2000, a painting by Dutch master Jan van Goyen, was donated to the Walker Art Gallery following the death of its owner, Colonel Sir Joseph William Weld.
Citing Jan Van Goyen as an example, Mandle said that such paintings became very popular during late 18th century when romantics entered the art scene.
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As we move on to look at a limpid view of an estuary, painted by Jan van Goyen in 1645--another promised gift to the National Gallery--the Baron enlarges on his theme.