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Rijksmuseum Staging First-Ever Retrospective of Adriaen van de Velde’s Work

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From June 24 to Sept. 25, Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum will present the first major exhibition of works by Golden Age landscape painter Adriaen van de Velde (1636-1672). The artist, who died young, was an expert painter of people and animals; and found fame posthumously. The exhibit will include 60 paintings, preliminary studies, and drawings. For more on the exhibit or to plan your visit, click here. Get a sneak-peek of three of van de Velde’s works that will be on display.

Adriaen van de Velde Collection
Adriaen van de Velde’s ‘Couple in a Landscape’ [1667] (Rijksmuseum Collection)
Adriaen van de Velde Collection
Adriaen van de Velde’s ‘Hilly Landscape with a High Road’ [1660-1672] (Rijksmuseum Collection)
Adriaen van de Velde Collection
Two studies by Adriaen van de Velde of a Shepherd lying down [1666-1671] (Rijksmuseum Collection)