MARIS, Willem
(b. 1844, Den Haag, d. 1910, Den Haag)

Dusk

c. 1875
Oil on panel, 42 x 66 cm
Centraal Museum, Utrecht

Willem Maris was a landscape painter, known for his pasture landscapes seen in hazy morning light, often including cows and ducks. He assigned a dominant role to effects of shimmering light, concentrating on the Dutch landscape and paintings of animals.