Cornelis Decker is a relatively little-known Dutch landscape painter who was active in Haarlem. This work is typical of Decker's landscapes in the manner of Jacob van Ruisdael. He also imitated the style of Jan Wijnants and Philips Wouwermans.

Key facts

Artist dates
before 1623; died 1678
Full title
A Cottage among Trees on the Bank of a Stream
Date made
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
65.2 x 77.5 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1891
Inventory number
Location in Gallery