Bentheim Castle, Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael, 1650 - 1682

Bentheim Castle, Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael, 1650 - 1682

oil on canvas, h 68cm × w 54cm. More details

Bentheim Castle still exists. It is located on the German–Dutch border region, but the high mountains Ruisdael depicted in this painting are not found there. Fantasy and reality are interwoven in this scene. The painter made a dozen paintings of this castle, each with a different mountain landscape. In 1816, Goethe, the famous German writer, rightly called Ruisdael a poet.

On display in Eregalerij Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael Landscapes Shepherds and shepherdesses

Collections with this work

Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael

Rijksmuseum

Favourites

David

September 17 2016 - 303 works 1680 13

Landschappen

Floor

September 18 2016 - 14 works 0 0

Make your own creations with this work