SAFTLEVEN, Herman
(b. 1609, Rotterdam, d. 1685, Utrecht)

Rhenish River Landscape Capriccio

1676
Oil on panel, 29 x 36 cm
Private collection

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.




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