The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sunrise in a Wood
  • Jacob van Ruisdael (1628 - 1682)
  • Sunrise in a Wood
  • Netherlands
  • probably 1670s
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 89.6 x 76.7 cm
  • Signature: 'JVRuisdael', the 'JVR' in monogram
  • P247
  • East Galleries I
Further Reading
  • This picture is a late work by the artist. Its unusual silvery tonality delicately suggests the effects of the sun’s rays illuminating a shepherd and his flock.