GOYEN, Jan van
(b. 1596, Leiden, d. 1656, Den Haag)

Sandy Road with a Farmhouse

Oil on wood, 31 x 41 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Both the subject and the compositional type are found frequently in the artist's oeuvre from the late 1620s to about 1640. Although rich in observations made outdoors, landscapes like this one are products of the studio.