Allart van Everdingen (1621-1675) e-book (NED)

Meester van het ruige landschap

In 1644 the young Alkmaar artist Allart van Everdingen (1621-1675) travelled through Norway. It was an inspiring experience that set the course for his career. He went on to make countless paintings, drawings and etchings of rugged landscapes with waterfalls, log cabins and pine trees. These seemingly realistic snapshots of Norwegian scenery prove on closer examination to be artistic constructs, conceived and executed in the workshop. Van Everdingen had created a new genre in Dutch art that sold very well and was picked up by other artists, Jacob van Ruisdael among them. In the nineteenth century, his impressive mountain views became an important inspiration for the Romantics. He also painted dramatic seascapes and river views, Dutch landscapes full of narrative details, scenes of the springs at Spa and illustrations for the Tale of Reynard the Fox. This book is the first to be devoted to Allart van Everdingen’s oeuvre in all its surprising scope.
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authors / editors

auteurs: Christi M. Klinkert, Yvonne Bleyerveld, Ellis Dullaart, Erik Hinterding, Paul Knolle, Cynthia Osiecki, Marjan Pantjes Redactie: Christi M. Klinkert en Yvonne Bleyerveld

in collaboration with

Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar

design

Studio Berry Slok

ISBN

978-94-6208-647-0

publication date

December 2021

availability

available

language

Dutch

pages

208 p

cover

e-book (pdf)