This fine and characteristic landscape has been praised for its powerful and transparent effect, the cool, silvery tones of the middle distance, and its high degree of finish, placing it among the artist's most successful paintings.
Wooded Landscape with Cottages among Trees by Meindert Hobbema, c. 16621663
© Scottish National Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 95 x 132 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £9,500 ( Total: £197,000)
- Acquired in:
Hobbema's work has always been popular in Britain where he has exerted great influence on English landscape painting.
Messrs. Woodburn; Philip Hill; Willett Willett; Edward Gray; by descent to James Morrison; by descent.