Frans de Hulst , 'Landscape with tower on banks of river'
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- C. 1640
- Oil on panel
- Signed on the beam in the left corner
- 30.5 cm
- 41 cm
H.U. Beck, Jan van Goyen IV Künstler um Jan van Goyen, Doornspijk 1993, p. 191, nr. 519.
K.J. Müllenmeister, Meer und Land im Licht des 17. Jahrhunderts, Bremen 1973, deel I, afb. 119.
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This painting shows a landscape with a tower on the banks of a river, with two men fishing from a boat and a man in a boat rowing to the side. In the background is a sailing ship. Frans de Hulst's most famous paintings are landscapes with dunes or rivers with towers like this one. The painting is typical for landscapepainting in mid seventeenth century Haarlem and the oval shape was often used by De Hulst. The painting is a well preserved example of Frans de Hulst’s work.