NIEULANDT, Willem van, the Younger
(b. 1584, Antwerpen, d. ca. 1635, Amsterdam)

Landscape with Amorous Shepherds

Oil on panel, 54 x 74 cm
Private collection

The painting depicts a landscape with amorous shepherds and their herd with another shepherd near a tree in the foreground, a view of a farm with a horse-drawn cart and cows and sheep beyond.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 13 minutes):
Franz Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (The Shepherd on the Rock) D 965