SEGHERS, Hercules
(b. ca. 1590, Haarlem, d. ca. 1638, The Hague)

Landscape with Armed Men

Oil on canvas, 36 x 54 cm
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

This is an imaginary paintings of the Dutch countryside in which Seghers employs soft tones, with browns in the foreground and greens and blues in the background, a link with the Mannerist tradition.