NEER, Aert van der
(b. 1603/04, Amsterdam, d. 1677, Amsterdam)
Landscape with Windmillc. 1646
Oil on panel, 69 x 92 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
Van der Neer belonged to the generation of De Vlieger and Salomon van Ruysdael. His specialities (winter scenes and nocturnal landscapes) adapted well to the tonal style, as shown in this painting.