NEER, Aert van der
(b. 1603/04, Amsterdam, d. 1677, Amsterdam)

Fishing at Moonlight

Oil on canvas, 66,5 x 86,5 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Van der Neer was a Dutch landscape painter, influenced by the woks of Avercamp. He became a painter late in life; his later work was mainly of landscapes under snow, under strong atmospheric conditons or with dramatic lighting.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 6 minutes):
Franz Schubert: An den Mond (To the Moon) (Goethe) D 296