Oil/canvas, 72,5 x 117 cm, lo. ri. sign. O. Arborelius, min. rest., relined. - Arborelius paintings from Italy are considered to be his best because of their subtle colours. - Swedish landscape painter from a family of artists, initially trained by J.F. Höckert he studied at the Stockholm academy among others under E. Bergh, with a scholarship he could travel Europe, important plein air painter in the tradition of the Düsseldorf painting school. - Mus.: Stockholm (Nat.-Mus. u.a.), Göteborg, Falun, Malmö u.a. - Lit.: Saur, Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit.