Auctions → 25 and 26 February 2021: Fashion & Designer Jewellery and Decorative Art → Decorative Art → Philips Wouwerman: At the Blacksmith's
2nd half 17th cent., oil/canvas, 38,5 x 46 cm, some retouchings, relined. - The painting takes up a subject of a Wouwerman painting in the Kassel Gemäldegalerie. - Dutch landscape, battle and horse painter from a family of artists. Nothing is positively known about his education; in 1640 he became member of the Haarlem St. Luke's guild. W. was among the most versatile and sought-after painters of his time, his painted horses are among the best in the history of art. Mus.: St. Petersburg (Hermitage), Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), London (Nat. Gall.), Vienna (Kunsthist. Mus.), Madrid (Prado), Dresden (Gem.-Gal. Alte Meister) a. others.