Majestic landscape panoramas make up the background of his early religious compositions of the “cabinet” format.
Composition Forest Landscape with the Battle of St. George, where tiny figures are lost in the impenetrable most often among the mighty trunks, whose crowns merge into a solid mass of golden light and brownish shadows, written with light touches of the brush. In “Forest Landscape with the Battle of St. George” the master used expressive possibilities of the technique of drawing on toned paper.
First, the artist with a broad brush sweepingly outlined the dark green foliage, and then with a fine brush calligraphically drew the glare of the sun on branches and leaves. At the bottom of the picture, the trees formed a small gap – this detail brings the viewer back to the theme of the painting, drawing attention to the scene of the knight’s fight with the dragon.