John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
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Art on Sunday: A River Scene

Jan Van Goyen (1596 – 1656)
A River Scene, 1642
Oil on canvas
Goyen, A River Scene
Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, Birmingham, England

Today, in addition to being Steve Yzerman Day and the feast day of St. Hilary of Poitiers, it's also the birthday of Dutch painter Jan Van Goyen, a pioneer of the Dutch realistic landscape school. Not that you didn't already know that.

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