Lake near Loosdrecht  1887

by Willem Roelofs I

From the inscription ‘effet de matin’, it is clear that Roelofs made this painting in the early morning. [br]The painter devoted great attention to the shimmering and sparkling of the sky and the reflective surface of the water. As he himself wrote: ‘Far more difficult than expressing the colour of the sky is to render its curvature and the vibrating play of the atmosph...
Courtesy of Rijksmuseum