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Landscape with Windmill near Schiedam

Johannes Hendrik Weissenbruch1873 - 1873

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Rotterdam, Netherlands

In this work of 1873, Jan Hendrick Weissenbruch painted a fairly precise picture of the landscape. Later, in common with other artists of the Hague School, he would mainly capture the atmosphere of the landscape, with an eye for the changing weather and all possible nuances of grey and green. This landscape was painted near Schiedam.

Details

  • Title: Landscape with Windmill near Schiedam
  • Date: 1873 - 1873
  • Style/Theme: The Hague School/Dutch Landscape
  • Physical Dimensions: w101 x h64.5 cm (Without Frame)
  • Painter: Johannes Hendrik Weissenbruch
  • Original Title: Landschap met molen bij Schiedam
  • Artist Information: Johan Hendrik Weissenbruch's father was a collector of works that included those of the painter Andreas Schelfhout. The influence of his work can be seen in the paintings of Weissenbruch. Weissenbruch's admiration for the 17th century painter Jacob van Ruisdael can be seen in the way in which he tried to imitate his clouded skies. Weissenbruch was, in addition to being a painter, also an etcher, lithographer and water colour artist. His travels took him to countries such as Belgium and France. Weissenbruch is currently considered one of the most important painters of the Hague School.
  • Provenance: Donated by Vereniging van Voorstanders der Kunst 1873
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: http://collectie.boijmans.nl/en/disclaimer/
  • External Link: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
  • Medium: Oil on Canvas

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