The painting depicts the twilight time. The sky has an eclectic combination of gray, blue and yellow hues that are found to have mixed together. As the sun sinks over the horizon, the sky is still found to have a tinges of blue other half is becoming pale yellow signifying the end of the day. Two riders have bright attire and seem to symbolize their long journey. The travelers in the picture and enamored by the beauty of nature and they seem to enjoy the portrayal. They wear exotic costumes that are the combination of blue and red. This is a deliberate act to depict them to be different from herdsmen and the rider on the back. There is a rushing rider behind them, which is the only evident element that is active in the piece. The painting is a personification of the beauty of nature and its natural elements. The cattle on the side are eating grasses at a leisure pace. The herdsmen are sitting next to the cattle, absorbing the unique aspect of the nature. In the background the cities and towns are depicted. In front of them, the sailing boats are seen moving at a slow pace reflecting on the calmness o the situation.
This personification seems to symbolize the incredulous nature and the reality of natural beauty. The background of the painting looks like a fantastic scenery because it is so beautiful and it looks incredulous. It is very difficult to symbolize, this was evidently done by the artists. The artists also have a distinctive style of painting techniques. Oil on canvas is a technique that was a common technique nonetheless the artists seem to have his own unique take on this technique.