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Hercules Segers

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

NOW CLOSED

On 7 October 2016 the Rijksmuseum opens the first full retrospective of the work of Hercules Segers, one of the most mysterious and experimental artists of the Golden Age. His strange and wonderful mountain landscapes and endless vistas bear witness to an unbounded imagination. Segers was a truly pioneering etcher, developing wholly individual, arcane techniques for his colourful etchings. Read more.

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Road Skirting a Plateau, a River in the Distance

Road Skirting a Plateau, a River in the Distance (c.1615-1630), Hercules Segers. © The City of Amsterdam

Larch

Larch ( c.1615-30), Hercules Segers. © Rijksmuseum

Mountain Valley with Fenced Fields,

Mountain Valley with Fenced Fields, (c. 1615 – c. 1630), Hercules Segers. © Rijksmuseum

 

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