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A View of the Maas at Dordrecht  1646

by Aelbert Cuyp

A boat divides this panoramic river view, with the town of Dordrecht on the right, where the river Maas meets the sea, and the city of Zwijndrecht opposite. Although the painting looks as if it were painted at the scene, Aelbert Cuyp executed the canvas in his studio, using studies previously made outdoors. By employing an extreme horizontal format, he emphasized the flatn...
49.8 × 107 cm (19 5/8 × 42 1/8 in.)
Oil on panel
Courtesy of The Getty