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or Ruys·dael

[rois-dahl, -deyl, rahyz-, rahys-; Dutch rœis-dahl]
  1. Ja·cob van [yah-kawp vahn] /ˌyɑ kɔp vɑn/, 1628?–82, Dutch painter.
  2. his uncleSa·lo·mon van [sah-law-mawn vahn] /ˈsɑ lɔˌmɔn vɑn/, 1601?–70, Dutch painter.
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Historical Examples

  • I do not give any reproductions of Ruisdael because his work loses so much in the process.

    A Wanderer in Holland

    E. V. Lucas

  • Unlike the moment of Rembrandt and Ruisdael, which is fixed for all eternity, with Vermeer the moment vibrates in the light.

  • He is now regarded second to none but Ruisdael and his works are worth their weight in gold.

  • Though not always the most charming, Ruisdael is certainly the greatest and the most profound of the Dutch landscape painters.

British Dictionary definitions for ruisdael



  1. Jacob van (ˈjaːkɔp van). ?1628–82, Dutch landscape painter
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