Fishing Boats on a River

Salomon van Ruysdael Dutch

Not on view

In his many river views Van Ruysdael paid close attention to types of boats and the buildings they sail by. Here, however, his main concerns seem optical: silhouettes, reflections, and a panoramic view over water shining like polished pewter.

Fishing Boats on a River, Salomon van Ruysdael (Dutch, Naarden, born ca. 1600–1603, died 1670 Haarlem), Oil on wood

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