Van Everdingen travelled to Scandinavia, where he painted northern landscapes with wild waterfalls. But he also worked closer to home. This painting shows Montjardin, a castle near the city of Liège. It stands on a steep rock, towering high above the river in the foreground.
Allart van Everdingen (Alkmaar 1621 - 1675 Amsterdam)
View of Montjardin Castle
Material and technical details
95.5 x 73 cm
Jan Hulswit, Amsterdam, 1822 (sale Amsterdam, 28 October 1822, lot 30, to Lamberts); Malmedé Gallery, Cologne, 1951; Otto Busch, Amsterdam, 1960; P. de Boer Gallery, Amsterdam, 1961; Hans Schaeffer Gallery, New York, 1962; purchased, 1962