View of the City of Arnhem  1646

by Jan van Goyen

In 1636/37 van Goyen lost a fortune speculating on tulip bulbs during the so-called “tulipmania”. After this financial disaster he painted pieces such as a series of panoramic landscapes with the town of Arnhem on the horizon. [br] [b]The painting's horizontal format[/b] The characteristic belfry of Grote Kerk and the twin towers of St. Walburgaskerk are prominent landma...
65x96 cm
Oil on panel
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark