Attributed to Jan van Goyen, 'A View of a Castle and a River'

Attributed to Jan van Goyen, 'A View of a Castle and a River'

Attributed to Jan van Goyen 1596-1656
'A View of a Castle and a River'
About 1624-56
Pen and ink and wash
Museum no. CAI 355
Bequeathed by Constantine Alexander Ionides

Jan van Goyen was a leading Dutch landscape painter. He was also an accomplished draughtsman, who travelled widely around the Netherlands recording features of the landscape. His finished works often combine topographically diverse elements from his sketchbooks to form imaginative compositions such as this.