The Wallace Collection

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A River Scene by Moonlight
  • Manner of Aert van der Neer (1603 - 1677)
  • A River Scene by Moonlight
  • Netherlands
  • probably 18th century
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 50.2 x 72.3 cm
  • Inscription: '567'
    Signature: 'AV DN' in two monograms
  • P157
  • East Galleries I
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Further Reading
  • The pedantic underdrawing and bland tonality of the present work lack Van der Neer’s spontaneous touch, suggesting that it is a later pastiche, probably painted in the eighteenth century.