Art | May 28, 2016 12:00 pm

Rijksmuseum Staging First-Ever Retrospective of Adriaen van de Velde’s Work

From June 24 to Sept. 25, Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum will present the first major exhibition of works by Golden Age landscape painter Adriaen van de Velde (1636-1672). The artist, who died young, was an expert painter of people and animals; and found fame posthumously. The exhibit will include 60 paintings, preliminary studies, and drawings. For more on the exhibit or to plan your visit, click here. Get a sneak-peek of three of van de Velde’s works that will be on display.

Adriaen van de Velde’s ‘Couple in a Landscape’ [1667] (Rijksmuseum Collection) Adriaen van de Velde’s ‘Hilly Landscape with a High Road’ [1660-1672] (Rijksmuseum Collection) Two studies by Adriaen van de Velde of a Shepherd lying down [1666-1671] (Rijksmuseum Collection)