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Willem van der Hagen

Died 1745 Dutch-Settled in Ireland-Cork/Landscapes


Brief Biography-Willem van der Hagen was born in the Hague; the date is unknown. Before settling in Ireland, he painted in Europe and England and was one of Ireland's first noted landscape painters, including William Ashford and Thomas Roberts. Many of his works were capriccio landscapes; however, Carton House Kildare is one of his most spectacular views. He died in 1745.


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Capriccio with
Figures and Ruins

Capriccio with Pastoral
Figures and Animals

Capriccio with Pastoral Figures and Animals

A View
of Waterford

A View of Waterford


A Capriccio Landscape with Shepherds


Cork Harbour

Gawthorpe from

Gawthorpe from North

from South

Gawthorpe from South

A Capriccio

A Capriccio Landscape with Figures and Classical Ruins by a River

Carton House

Carton House Kildare