Landscape with a Wheatfield  1662

by Jacob van Ruisdael

Tended by a single, small harvester, a rolling field of golden grain sways gently under a dramatic sky of billowing clouds. In the center, a solitary figure approaches along a winding path. A farmhouse and the steeple of a church can be seen in the far distance. [br] In a poetic, yet convincing manner, Jacob van Ruisdael captured the changing effects of light passing thr...
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