ALBERT EDUARD MOERMAN
A striking oil on panel painting by Albert Eduard Moerman (1808-1856) depicting a frozen river landscape with boats locked in the ice by the quay and people walking over the ice.
Other examples of works by this artist are included at the end of the photos.
Frame: Set in the original swept giltwood frame.
Signature: Lower left and dated 1839.
Provenance: Registration label on reverse. UK Private Collection.
Condition: Painting and frame are both in good condition. There is fine craquelure throughout and some small patches of re-touching on the snow covered roof.
Measurements: Painting measures 80 x 55cm and the overall frame 98 x 73cm.
Biography: Albert Eduard Moerman is well known for his winter landscapes with ice skaters. His motif and style show influences from the 17th century.