The sun appears to be setting beyond a river and its last rays are reflected on the figures and cattle in the foreground. The painting was probably executed in the late 1640s or early 1650s.

Key facts

Artist dates
1603/4 - 1677
Full title
A Landscape with a River at Evening
Date made
about 1650
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
79 x 65.1 cm
Inscription summary
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by Martin H. Colnaghi, 1908
Inventory number
Location in Gallery