This is one of a number of storm scenes which the artist executed.

The 19th-century critic Ruskin, who did not like Dughet's paintings, was particularly critical of the tree at the right, calling it a 'violation of the truth'.

The painting was purchased from the Angerstein collection.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1615 - 1675
Full title
Landscape with a Storm
Date made
about 1660
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
137.5 x 185.2 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1824
Inventory number
NG36
Location in Gallery