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Creator Name: Goyen, Jan Josephsz. van
Creator Nationality: European; Dutch
Creator Role: painter
Creator Dates/Places: 1596 - 1656
Creator Name-CRT: Jan van Goyen
Title: River Landscape
Creation Start Date: 1648
Creation End Date: 1648
Creation Date: 1648
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: oil on panel
Materials and Techniques: oil on panel
Dimensions: H.25-1/4 x W.37 in.
Inscriptions: SIGNATURE; DATE
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 83.84
Credit Line: Gift of Bruce B. Dayton
The tall tower with the distinctive silhouette is the Pellecussen Gate, a private castle that once stood along the River Vecht just outside the city of Utrecht. Van Goyen represented the structure at least twelve times between 1640 and 1655, always placing it in completely imaginary settings.
AMICA ID: MIA_.83.84
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights:
?The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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