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Landscape with a Farm between High Trees

Andreas Schelfhout (in 1817)

Andreas Schelfhout was a very popular painter in his time. He specialised in landscapes and painted countless summer and winter scenes. He often used the same compositions and attributes, inspired by 17th century landscapes. In this painting he has skilfully captured the warm summer light.

Andreas Schelfhout was a very popular painter in his time. He specialised in landscapes and painted countless summer and winter scenes, often with compositions and attributes inspired by 17th-century landscapes. In this painting he has skilfully captured the warm summer light. Schelfhout was the teacher of Wijnand Nuyen and Johan Barthold Jongkind.


Specifications

Title Landscape with a Farm between High Trees
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type Painting
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions (general) Width : 92 cm
Height : 76 cm
Makers Painter: Andreas Schelfhout
Accession number 2096 (OK)
Credits Herkomst onbekend / Provenance unknown
Department Old Masters
Age maker About 30 years old
Exhibitions The Collection Enriched (2011)
Material Canvas > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
Oil > Paint > Artist's material > Material > Material and technique
Object Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

All about the maker

Andreas Schelfhout

Den Haag 1787 - Den Haag 1870

Andreas Schelfhout was originally trained as gilder and framemaker. Between 1811 and 1814 he studied with the decorative painter Joannes Breckenheijmer. Andreas..