An Estuary by Moonlight by Aert van der Neer

Aert van der Neer was one of the most prominent specialists in Dutch nocturnal landscapes, painting night scenes of idyllic landscapes of luminous beauty throughout the whole of his career.

Details

Medium:
Oil on oak panel
Dimensions:
19 x 27 cm
Art Fund grant:
£9,644 ( Total: £38,576)
Acquired in:
1986
Vendor:
Executors of J P S & K A J L Clarke

His technique was at its richest when he painted on panel, and his simple ideas of composition achieve their effect on a small scale.

Provenance

Mr J.P.S & Mrs K.A.J.L. Clarke.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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