Oil/paper/masonite, 20 x 33,5 cm, up. ri. inscribed Osw. Achenbach. - One of the most famous landscape painters of his time, younger brother of Andreas A. He studied at the Düsseldorf academy a. travelled Bavaria a. Tyrolia. After travelling Italy in 1845 he mainly painted landscapes from that country. - Mus.: Munich, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Coogne, Düsseldorf, Kiel a. others. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Potthoff 'O.A. - Leben u. Werk' (1995) a. others.