VROOM, Cornelis Hendricksz. the Younger
(b. ca. 1591, Haarlem, d. 1661, Haarlem)

Landscape with Estuary

c. 1638
Oil on panel, 50 x 67 cm
Frans Halsmuseum, Haarlem

This painting shows a view from a hill-One sees a river delta that takes up the entire breadth of the panel. The depiction is dominated by the gigantic trees, whose branches and leaves have the gossamer-thin quality of fine lace.