Local

Kimbell Museum Acquires Dutch Landscape Masterpiece

View Comments
(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Galleries

cheer thumb Kimbell Museum Acquires Dutch Landscape Masterpiece NFL Cheerleaders

cows Kimbell Museum Acquires Dutch Landscape Masterpiece Cowboys Cheerleaders

mavs dancers 4 10 10002570231 Kimbell Museum Acquires Dutch Landscape Masterpiece

Mavs Dancers

victoria thumb Kimbell Museum Acquires Dutch Landscape Masterpiece

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

dfw Kimbell Museum Acquires Dutch Landscape Masterpiece Best Young Athlete In DFW?

DALLAS (AP)The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth has acquired a 17th century work by a Dutch artist considered one of the greatest landscape painters.

The museum over the weekend announced the purchase of Jacob van Ruisdael’s “Edge of a Forest with a Grainfield” from Oxford University’s Worcester College, which has had the painting since it was donated by an alumnus in 1811.

The painting, measuring about 3 feet by 5 feet, depicts billowing clouds above a scene featuring a stream with a forest on one side and a field on the other.

Ruisdael expert Seymour Slive says that the painting is “a world-class masterpiece,” noting it’s unusually large, signed and “almost miraculously well-preserved.”

It will go on display at the Kimbell in April.

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending:

View Comments