The Trekvliet Shipping Canal near Rijswijk, known as the ‘View near the Geest Bridge’, Johan Hendrik Weissenbruch, 1868

The Trekvliet Shipping Canal near Rijswijk, known as the ‘View near the Geest Bridge’, Johan Hendrik Weissenbruch, 1868

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A tranquil landscape executed in bright colours: this early painting by Weissenbruch is still very Romantic in feel. Yet unlike the Romantic painters, Weissenbruch did not alter reality to suit his imagination, but gave a topographically accurate representation. The Trekvliet Canal linked The Hague with the neighbouring villages of Rijswijk and Voorburg. In the distance at left is the tower of De Binckhorst Castle, and the windmill called the Laakmolen at right.

On display in room 1.18 Landscapes The Hague School

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