HOBBEMA, Meyndert
(b. 1638, Amsterdam, d. 1709, Amsterdam)

Village Street under Trees

c. 1665
Oil on canvas, 97 x 129 cm
Staatliche Museen, Berlin

Meindert Hobbema, Jacob van Ruisdael's pupil, was the last of the major Dutch landscapists. He had ceased painting by the 1660s, when the demand for these magisterial images was all but gone. The art market collapsed in the 1670s.