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Title Pastoral Landscape
Collection Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Artist After Berchem, Nicolaes (Dutch painter, printmaker, and draftsman, 1620-1683)
Date Earliest about 1800
Date Latest about 1900
Description Berchem was a very popular Dutch painter of Italianate landscapes. He was extremely prolific but had many followers and works are often misattributed to him. Enthusiasm for his hazy, idealised, Italianate interpretations of Dutch landscape began to wane in the nineteenth century with the influence of artists such as John Constable.
Current Accession Number 1932P117
Former Accession Number P.11732
Subject landscape; figure; animal (cattle)
Measurements 26.0 x 38.7 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on panel
Acquisition Details Given by Mrs Wilfred Martineau 1932.
Provenance Lieut. Col. Wilfred Martineau.
Publications Wright, C., Images of a Golden Age, 1989, p. 275; Foreign Paintings in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, A Summary Catalogue, 1983, no. 8, ill.
Rights Owner Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Author Dr Patricia Smyth
 

 

 

 

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