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Photo credit: Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

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Dated 1627, this work was painted around the time Lucas van Uden entered the Antwerp Guild. Like many of van Uden's landscapes, this painting seems to have been composed from the artist's imagination. The extreme contrasts of light and dark in the extensive landscape are explained by the dramatic weather conditions and a bright rainbow is visible on the horizon. Tiny details, such as birds, are meticulously rendered.

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery


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  • Medium

    oil on oak panel

  • Measurements

    54.3 x 84.8 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    gift from Miss Isabel C. Taylor, 1942


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