(b. 1586, Antwerpen, d. 1653, Antwerpen)
Landscape with Shepherds1631
Oil on canvas, 135 x 201 cm
Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp
In his Landscape with Shepherds, Jan Wildens abandoned the bird's-eye view in favour of a type of realistic, although at the same time idealised and serene slice of nature.