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1803-1862 Dutch Barend Cornelis Koekkoek Gallery Koekkoek??s own paintings reveal a careful study and synthesis of Dutch seventeenth century painters. His art is firmly rooted in the great Dutch romantic tradition established by the seventeenth-century masters: Hobbema, Cuyp, Ruisdael and Wynants. The golden light and the inclusion of travellers in his work suggests Koekkoek also admired the Dutch Italianate painters of the seventeenth century, collectively known as the Bamboccianti, especially Pieter van Laer and Jan Both. Koekkoek imagined his pictures as the result of an ideal combination of observation and artifice. He studied art and nature with equal acuity, creating beautiful landscape paintings that celebrated the greatness of Creation. ??Koekkoek's work impresses the spectator by its power, by the firm and correct construction of the trees, by the broad, natural growth of the leaves and boughs, [and] by the careful and elaborate reproduction of the wooded landscape?? (G. H. Marius, Dutch Painters of the Nineteenth Century, Woodbridge, 1973, p. 89). Up to this day, Willem Koekkoek's work is very much favoured for the lively composition and the mood of nostalgia, in which the Dutch Golden Age seems to linger on. Just as he was during his own lifetime, Koekkoek is widely regarded as the most accomplished landscape painter of Dutch romanticism, against whose scrupulously refined paintings the work his contemporaries is measured.

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Barend Cornelis Koekkoek View of a Park oil painting artist


Barend Cornelis Koekkoek View of a Park oil painting artist

View of a Park
Painting ID::  2222
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1835 The Hermitage, St.Petersburg

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Barend Cornelis Koekkoek View of a Park oil painting artist


Barend Cornelis Koekkoek View of a Park oil painting artist

View of a Park
Painting ID::  28412
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mk60 1835 Oil on panel 27x34"

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Barend Cornelis Koekkoek View of a Park oil painting artist


Barend Cornelis Koekkoek View of a Park oil painting artist

View of a Park
Painting ID::  29240
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mk65 1835 Oil on panel 27x34"

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Barend Cornelis Koekkoek Mountain Landscape oil painting artist


Barend Cornelis Koekkoek Mountain Landscape oil painting artist

Mountain Landscape
Painting ID::  29241
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mk65 1626 Oil on canvas 29 1/2x40 1/2'

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Barend Cornelis Koekkoek Walk in the woods oil painting artist


Barend Cornelis Koekkoek Walk in the woods oil painting artist

Walk in the woods
Painting ID::  73699
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"Walk in the woods" - oil painting by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (1803-1862) cjr

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