The theme of romantic landscapes was popular in the Golden Age and became the main source of inspiration for 19th century artists. This painting perfectly combines the smallest details and the atmosphere of romantic landscapes.
The Painter "dramatizes" trees and painted tiny figurines against the backdrop of majestic nature, to emphasize the insignificance of man compared to creation of God. The painting depicts large oaks in an idyllic forest, a winding road extending far away and creating an optical effect of perspective. On the road slowly goes traveler past the villagers.
19th century Painting Oil on Frost & Reed canvas 73,5 cm x 99,5 cm (roughly 28,9 in x 39,2 in). Enclosed into good gesso frame (younger to painting) which is 91 cm x 119cm (roughly 35,8 in x 46,9 in). Painting was well taken care of, cleaned, restored, relined and conserved some 15-20 years ago. Please study good resolution images for cosmetic condition. Barend Cornelis Koekkoek came to be known during his lifetime as the "Prince of Landscape Painting" and was by far the most applauded landscapist of his time and regarded as the founding father of Dutch romantic landscape painting.
In search of romanticism, in the summer of 1834, Koekkoek moved to Kleve, the old capital of the duchy in Germany, where he found his ideal of nature in the region of Ahr, Rhine and Ruhr. Here he will spend the rest of life and painted the best landscapes.
The recipient of endless awards and decorations, he counted among his clients King Friedrich-Wilhelm IV of Prussia, Tsar Alexander II, and King Willem II of the Netherlands. Koekkoek is considered to be the most perfect landscape painter of Dutch romanticism, according to his exquisite paintings the art experts compare the works of his contemporaries. A number of countries have partially closed their borders to passenger traffic, which means that a large portion of the air traffic has been stopped. This is giving rise to restrictions in transport capacity, and thus problems transporting parcels and letters to large parts of the world. All EU / EUROPE countries; Australia; Hong Kong; Japan; Canada; Russia; South Korea; USA.
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