(b. 1609, Rotterdam, d. 1685, Utrecht)
Rhenish River Landscape Capriccio1676
Oil on panel, 29 x 36 cm
Saftleven recorded his journey up the Rhine to Bingen and through the Rheingau in 1650-51 in numerous drawings, which served him as the inspiration for the many paintings, finished drawings and prints of Rhenish capriccios which he produced throughout the remaining 35 years of his life.