Salomon van Ruysdael
(1602/03 - 1670)
Salomon van Ruysdael was active/lived in Holland. Salomon van Ruysdael is known for landscape and river scene painting.
Biography Salomon van Ruysdael
Salomon van Ruysdael was born in Naarden where his father, Jacob Jansz. de Goyer (c. 1560-1616), was a moderately wealthy cabinetmaker. Although Salomon initially used the name 'de Go(o)yer' [of Gooiland], he soon followed the example of his eldest brother and adopted 'Ruysdael' from the castle of Ruijschdaal in Gooiland, which may once have been a family possession. Shortly after his father's death, Salomon and another brother, Isaack van Ruysdael (1599-1677), a painter, framemaker and dealer, moved to Haarlem, where Salomon entered the Guild of St Luke in 1623 (as 'Salomon de Gooyer').
Among Salomon's earliest paintings are three winter scenes dated 1627, such as Frozen Landscape with Skaters, Vienna, Ksthist. Mus.). The com
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