This set of four magnets features the following paintings:
Julius van de Sande Bakhuyzen, Rustende koeienhoeder aan de oever van door bomen omzoomde waterkant, undated. (5.4 x 8 cm).
Willem Roelofs, Het Hunebed van Tynaarlo, 1861 (5.4 x 8 cm).
Vincent van Gogh, De Turfschuit, 1893 (5.4 x 8 cm).
Jozef Israëls, De Drentse Madonna, 1892-93 (9 x 6.5 cm).
Many artists, both Dutch and foreign-born, have captured the beautiful landscapes of Drenthe throughout the years. In the art world, “Drentsch” is even an established trademark that refers to landscapes with vast moors, mysterious dolmens and picturesque villages. Would you like to learn more about the role of Drenthe as a historical subject of painters? De schilders van Drenthe provides an overview of romantic and impressionist works that have captured Drenthe, including works by the artists that are featured in this set of four magnets. Are you more interested in contemporary representations of Drenthe’s landscapes? Kruistocht door Drenthe by master woodworker Siemen Dijkstra features an artistic rendition of modern-day Drenthe, in which its ancient landscapes are interspersed with farmlands.