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 Vollerdt, Johann Christian (German painter, 1708-1769) , Mountain Landscape with Waterfall

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Title Mountain Landscape with Waterfall
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist Vollerdt, Johann Christian (German painter, 1708-1769)
Date Earliest probably about 1730
Date Latest 1769
Signed yes
Description Like its pendant, the Landscape with Buildings and Figures beside a Lake, this Mountain Landscape with a Waterfall is quite a conventional eighteenth-century mountainous landscape painting from the northern schools. A river with a smooth waterfall, a solid tree, a tower and a high rocky mountain in the background are the principal means of composition.
Current Accession Number 341
Inscription front ll 'Vollerdt. p.'
Subject landscape
Measurements 17.8 x 23.5 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on panel
Acquisition Details Given by William Euing 1856.
Publications Dutch and Flemish Netherlandish and German Paintings, Glasgow Art Gallery and Museums, 1961, vol. 1, text, p. 147, vol. 2, illustrations, p. 116.
Notes

An illegible inscription in ink on the back, fragment of a label '899_', label on frame 'Reg. No 22. Landscape with figures Jan Vollaerdt'.

A pendant to Landscape with Buildings and Figures beside a Lake, no. 340, in the same collection.

Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Dr Heiner Krellig
 

 

 

 

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