The Wallace Collection

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The Outskirts of a Wood
  • Meindert Hobbema (1638 - 1709)
  • The Outskirts of a Wood
  • Netherlands
  • 1660s
  • Painting
  • Oil on oak panel
  • Image size: 52.5 x 68.2 cm
  • Signature: 'm.hobbema.'
  • P164
  • East Galleries I
Commentary
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Further Reading
  • The subject, distribution of light and thinly painted foreground with prominent fronds of grass, recall the influence of Ruisdael, and suggest that the picture was painted in the early 1660s.