Maris excelled at such small, quick evocations of the flat Dutch landscape and the massive, grey cloud formations that scud across the huge expanse of sky. In this painting, only a windmill breaks the line of the horizon.
1837 - 1899
A Windmill and Houses beside Water: Stormy Sky
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
48.3 x 59.5 cm
Presented by Mrs R.M. Dunlop to the Tate Gallery, 1927; transferred, 1956
Location in Gallery