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Fishing Boats and Tugboat at the Mole of Ostende

Andreas Achenbach (Kassel 1815 - Düsseldorf 1910)


Fishing Boats and Tugboat at the Mole of Ostende

Lot-No. 111

Proceeds : 19.800,00 €


Oil/canvas, 151 x 196 cm, sign. a. dat. lo. le. A. Achenbach 86, rest., dirty. The monumental painting from the mature period of his artistic career A. shows one of the dramatic rescues that were frequent in the artists oeurve since the 1860s. In contrast to human helplessness against the forces of nature as stressed in his earlier works, the painting at hand broaches the issue of struggle a. rescue. - One of the leading German landscape painters of the early Düsseldorf school, studied at the Düsseldorf academy under J.W. Schirmer, travelled widely through Europe, after living in Munich a. Frankfurt for a short time he settled in Düsseldorf again, where he became professor in 1859. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle), München, Berlin, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Köln a. others. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Sitt "A. u. O. Achenbach - Das A u. O der Landschaft" (Ausst.Kat. Düsseldorf 1997) a. others.

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Andreas Achenbach: Fishing Boats and Tugboat at the Mole of Ostende


Andreas Achenbach (Kassel 1815 - Düsseldorf 1910)

Fishing Boats and Tugboat at the Mole of Ostende

Lot-No. 111

Proceeds : 19.800,00 €

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Oil/canvas, 151 x 196 cm, sign. a. dat. lo. le. A. Achenbach 86, rest., dirty. The monumental painting from the mature period of his artistic career A. shows one of the dramatic rescues that were frequent in the artists oeurve since the 1860s. In contrast to human helplessness against the forces of nature as stressed in his earlier works, the painting at hand broaches the issue of struggle a. rescue. - One of the leading German landscape painters of the early Düsseldorf school, studied at the Düsseldorf academy under J.W. Schirmer, travelled widely through Europe, after living in Munich a. Frankfurt for a short time he settled in Düsseldorf again, where he became professor in 1859. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle), München, Berlin, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Köln a. others. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Sitt "A. u. O. Achenbach - Das A u. O der Landschaft" (Ausst.Kat. Düsseldorf 1997) a. others.

Fishing Boats and Tugboat at the Mole of Ostende