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 indeed 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
Nationality:Dutch
Sex:No data
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Top owners of works by this artist
Private collection13 artworks
National Gallery - London(United Kingdom - London)13 artworks
Gemäldegalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin(Germany - Berlin)5 artworks
Fitzwilliam Museum(United Kingdom - Cambridge)5 artworks
Philadelphia Museum of Art(United States - Philadelphia, PA)4 artworks
Dulwich Picture Gallery(United Kingdom - London)4 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY(United States - New York)4 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DC(United States - Washington)3 artworks
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza -Madrid(Spain - Madrid)3 artworks
Uknown owner3 artworks
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam(Netherlands - Amsterdam)3 artworks

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