Jacob van Ruisdael
(Dutch, 1628 - 1682)
This person is associated with: Dutch Golden Age

Dutch painter from Haarlem, son of Isaak van Ruysdael and nephew of Salomon van Ruysdael, both painters, with whom he learnt the art of landscape. He became the most famous painter of the genre during the Golden Age, with over 700 paintings of forests, rivers, fields and ruined castles. In most of his works, human characters are barely visible in the background, overshadowed by nature.


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Name:Jacob van Ruisdael
Dates:1628 - 1682
This artist has 184 artworks in the database. Add more!
Top owners of works by this artist
National Gallery - London(United Kingdom - London)18 artworks
Private collection16 artworks
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam(Netherlands - Amsterdam)12 artworks
The State Hermitage Museum - St Petersburg(Russian Federation - St. Petersburg)9 artworks
Gemäldegalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin(Germany - Berlin)6 artworks
Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery - The Hague(Netherlands - The Hague)5 artworks
Fitzwilliam Museum - University of Cambridge(United Kingdom - Cambridge)5 artworks
Kunsthistorisches Museum(Austria - Vienna)5 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY(United States - New York)5 artworks
Los Angeles County Museum of Art(United States - Los Angeles, California)4 artworks
Dulwich Picture Gallery - London(United Kingdom - London)4 artworks

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Creative works made by this person are in the PUBLIC DOMAIN (not copyrighted).

This person died over 70 years ago (in 1682).

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