Landscape & Genre Art painters

Aernout or Artus (c. 1603–9 November 1677), was a landscape painter of the Dutch Golden Age, specializing in small night scenes lit only by moonlight and fires, and snowy winter landscapes, both often looking down a canal or river. He was a contemporary of Albert Cuyp and Meindert Hobbema, and like the latter he lived and died in comparative obscurity.

Aert van der Neerhttp://www.rijksmuseum.nl/collectie/SK-C-191

NOTE: On his images the horizon is lower and the viewers eye is almost at the same level with the subjects in the scene. He emphasizes…