A Dune Landscape

Buytewech's paintings are rare and nothing is known about his training. He was born in Rotterdam, where he was apparently active as a landscape and figure painter. This work strongly recalls the dune landscapes of Jan Wijnants (died 1684), to whom the painting was once attributed. There are also works by Wijnants in the National Gallery's Collection.

Key facts

Artist dates
1625 - 1670
Full title
A Dune Landscape
Date made
probably 1660-70
Medium and support
Oil on oak
25.7 x 34.2 cm
Inscription summary
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1910
Inventory number
Location in Gallery