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Hilly Landscape with an Angler

Hilly Landscape with an Angler

Théodore Rousseau (in circa 1830)

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This river landscape probably dates from 1830, the year in which Rousseau travelled from Paris to the Haute Auvergne. He undoubtedly painted it in his studio on the basis of studies after nature and his knowledge of historical landscape painters. The careful execution and attention to detail suggests that Rousseau intended to submit this landscape to the Salon.

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Title Hilly Landscape with an Angler
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 136 cm
Height 84 cm
Artists Schilder: Théodore Rousseau
Accession number VdV 68A
Credits Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Willem van der Vorm 1972
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1972
Age artist About 18 years old
Collector Collector / Willem van der Vorm
Exhibitions Impressionisme: Een schone kijk (1992)
The Collection Enriched (2011)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
Material
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Geographical origin France > Western Europe > Europe

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Théodore Rousseau

Parijs 1812 - Barbizon 1867

Théodore Rousseau was trained as a classical historical painter, but quickly developed his own style by painting directly in the countryside. In 1836, Rousseau...

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