Jacob Maris

A Canal, with a Town in the Distance, with Rain Passing

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About this artwork

The Hague School was the name given to the group of Dutch painters living around The Hague between 1860 and 1890. Pictures by Hague School artists were extremely popular with Scottish collectors, who were among the first outside The Netherlands to take a serious interest in modern Dutch painting. Many Scottish artists completed their training in Parisian studios and at Antwerp. Like the Glasgow Boys, they were much influenced by the realist Barbizon painters in France. They painted the flat Dutch landscape and low lying shoreline using a relatively restricted and sombre palette, capturing the subdued light and soft hazy atmosphere of open meadows.

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Jacob Maris

Jacob Maris