Jan van Goyen
Bay with Harbour Tower
Typical composition in the traditionally low horizon, cool colour scheme typical for Goyen's paintings created after 1630, work of high Dutch painting.
Jan van Goyen (1596 – 1656)
A leading Dutch landscape painter of the 17th century, he studied with the painter Esaiase van de Velde in Haarlem - one of the centres of Dutch art. In 1632 he relocated to Haag where he established his own painting workshop. Van Goyen's palette is predominantly brown, b...