River Valley, Hercules Segers, c. 1626 - c. 1630

River Valley, Hercules Segers, c. 1626 - c. 1630

oil on panel, h 30cm × w 53.5cm. More details

Before Segers’ signature was discovered on this painting, it was attributed to the Flemish artist Joos de Momper. The imaginary landscape, seen from a high vantage point, and the colours – brown for the foreground, yellow for the middle ground, and a bluegreen for the background – do indeed look ‘Flemish’. Rembrandt greatly admired the work of Segers and even owned eight paintings by him.

On display in room 2.6 Hercules Segers Landscapes

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