Aert van der Neer

Aert van der Neer
Years of life: 1603 – 1677
Art Movement: Baroque, Dutch Golden Age
Genre: Landscape
Country: Netherlands
Century: XVII

He specialized in night scenes (dark and mysterious, with a full moon or lit by burning candles) and winter landscapes (with cold colors and lots of skaters). Oddly unsuccessful as a painter. He also failed as an innkeeper and went bankrupt.

Aert van der Neer’s major works are Sports on a Frozen River, c. 1600 (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art); River View by Moonlight, c. 1645 (Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum).

References:

  1. Robert Cumming. Art: complete encyclopedia. – 512 p. – Moscow: Astrel, 2005.

Artworks:

  • Scene on the ice outside the town walls

    1655

    Scene on the ice outside the town walls  •  1655

  • Sports on a Frozen River

    1660

    Sports on a Frozen River  •  1660

  • A Frozen River near a Village, with Golfers and Skaters

    1648

    A Frozen River near a Village, with Golfers and Skaters  •  1648

  • A Frozen River by a Town at Evening

    1665

    A Frozen River by a Town at Evening  •  1665

  • Fishing at Moonlight

    Fishing at Moonlight

  • River in Winter

    1645

    River in Winter  •  1645

  • A moonlit river landscape with a village, a windmill and church beyond, with travellers on a path in the foreground

    1670

    A moonlit river landscape with a village, a windmill and church beyond, with travellers on a path in the foreground   •  1670

  • A Cattle Ferry

    1665

    A Cattle Ferry   •  1665

  • Dutch canal landscape in the moonlight with ice skaters and a campfire where farmers are warming themselves

    Dutch canal landscape in the moonlight with ice skaters and a campfire where farmers are warming themselves

  • A Road Leading to a Village on a Canal: Evening

    1650s

    A Road Leading to a Village on a Canal: Evening  •  1650s

  • A Winter Scene

    between 1623 and 1677

    A Winter Scene  •  between 1623 and 1677

  • Mills by Evening

    between 1645 and 1650

    Mills by Evening   •  between 1645 and 1650

  • A dirt road with a falconer and a castle in the distance

    between 1660 and 1669

    A dirt road with a falconer and a castle in the distance  •  between 1660 and 1669

  • Boats on a river by moonlight

    1650

    Boats on a river by moonlight  •  1650

  • River landcape with figures and cattle

    1665

    River landcape with figures and cattle   •  1665

  • Moonlight at a Dutch River

    1650

    Moonlight at a Dutch River  •  1650

  • River View by Moonlight

    between 1640 and 1650

    River View by Moonlight  •  between 1640 and 1650

  • An evening landscape with fishermen in the foreground

    1665

    An evening landscape with fishermen in the foreground   •  1665

  • Fishing at night

    between 1640 and 1670

    Fishing at night   •  between 1640 and 1670

  • Moonscape

    between 1640 and 1670

    Moonscape  •  between 1640 and 1670

  • Moon night in a village

    between 1640 and 1670

    Moon night in a village  •  between 1640 and 1670

  • Moonlit Estuary

    between 1640 and 1650

    Moonlit Estuary  •  between 1640 and 1650

  • Moonlit Landscape with a Windmill

    1650

    Moonlit Landscape with a Windmill  •  1650

  • Wide River Landscape with Castle and Village

    1670

    Wide River Landscape with Castle and Village   •  1670

  • Landscape with a Brook and a Village in Moonlight

    1650s

    Landscape with a Brook and a Village in Moonlight   •  1650s

  • River landscape with church ruins and village scene

    River landscape with church ruins and village scene

  • Frozen River with a Footbridge

    between 1650 and 1660

    Frozen River with a Footbridge   •  between 1650 and 1660

  • Moonlit River Landscape

    1650s

    Moonlit River Landscape   •  1650s

  • Landscape with hunter

    between 1625 and 1640

    Landscape with hunter  •  between 1625 and 1640

  • Landscape with stopping place

    1639

    Landscape with stopping place  •  1639

  • River Landscape in Moonlight

    between 1645 and 1655

    River Landscape in Moonlight  •  between 1645 and 1655

  • Village on Fire at Night

    Village on Fire at Night

  • River view at sunrise

    between 1630 and 1750

    River view at sunrise  •  between 1630 and 1750

  • River view by moonlight

    between 1630 and 1750

    River view by moonlight  •  between 1630 and 1750

  • River view by moonlight

    between 1630 and 1700

    River view by moonlight  •  between 1630 and 1700

  • Night Landscape with a River

    between 1630 and 1700

    Night Landscape with a River  •  between 1630 and 1700

  • Night Landscape with a River

    between 1630 and 1700

    Night Landscape with a River   •  between 1630 and 1700

  • Winter landscape with ice skaters

    between 1655 and 1660

    Winter landscape with ice skaters   •  between 1655 and 1660

  • Skaters and Kolf Players on a Frozen River bordering a Village

    1660s

    Skaters and Kolf Players on a Frozen River bordering a Village   •  1660s

  • River Landscape

    between 1630 and 1677

    River Landscape   •  between 1630 and 1677

  • A Moonlit River Landscape with Two Men Resting on the Bank, a Village Beyond

    1660s

    A Moonlit River Landscape with Two Men Resting on the Bank, a Village Beyond   •  1660s

  • A River Landscape by Moonlight with Boats and Settlements on Both Banks

    1660

    A River Landscape by Moonlight with Boats and Settlements on Both Banks   •  1660

  • Landscape with Windmill

    1646

    Landscape with Windmill   •  1646

  • River landscape at moonshine

    1650

    River landscape at moonshine   •  1650

  • Moonlit Landscape with Bridge

    probably between 1648 and 1650

    Moonlit Landscape with Bridge  •  probably between 1648 and 1650

  • Moonlight Landscape

    Unknown date

    Moonlight Landscape  •  Unknown date

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