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

Landscape with Windmill

c. 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.