Oil/canvas, 46,5 x 61 cm, lo. ri. sign. Louis Apol, relined. - Dutch landscape painter, one of the main exponents of the Hague painting school, studied at the Hague academy under J. Hoppenbrouwers a. P. Stortenbeker, in 1880 he took part in an arctic expedition to Svalbard to study the pictorial effects of snow a. ice, joined the Amsterdam "Arti et Amicitiae", his winterly landscapes with man playing only a minor role was very successful. - Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), Den Haag, Haarlem, Dordrecht a. others. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Scheen a. others.