Arcadian Landscape with a Ceremonial Sacrifice, Jan van Huysum, c. 1700 - c. 1749

Arcadian Landscape with a Ceremonial Sacrifice, Jan van Huysum, c. 1700 - c. 1749

copper (metal), h 57cm × w 68cm. More details

These two scenes are painted on copper, a support that allowed Van Huysum to achieve a remarkably smooth and shiny result. Depicted are Arcadian, or idyllic, landscapes, with temples and figures from Classical antiquity. They are small gems intended for an art lover’s collection.

On display in room 1.6

Collections with this work

RijksStudio

Nina Schoenbrodt added this work to sebastian

August 21 2015 - 72 works 27 0

Deborah van den Herik added this work to Landschappen

June 22 2015 - 28 works 59 0

Zsófi Márki added this work to seasons

May 13 2015 - 14 works 139 0

Make your own creations with this work