The Hut, Adriaen van de Velde, 1671

The Hut, Adriaen van de Velde, 1671

oil on canvas, h 76cm × w 65cm. More details

In composing this scene, Van de Velde relied on various preliminary drawings made from life. His superb skills as a painter of figures and animals were renowned in the 17th century, and he was regularly asked to paint the staffage in the landscapes and city views of other artists.

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