Wooded Landscape with Cottages among Trees by Meindert Hobbema

This fine and characteristic landscape has been praised for its powerful and transparent effect, the cool, silvery tones of the middle distance, and its high degree of finish, placing it among the artist's most successful paintings.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
95 x 132 cm
Art Fund grant:
£9,500 ( Total: £197,000)
Acquired in:
1979
Vendor:
Colnaghi

Hobbema's work has always been popular in Britain where he has exerted great influence on English landscape painting.

Provenance

Messrs. Woodburn; Philip Hill; Willett Willett; Edward Gray; by descent to James Morrison; by descent.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery The Mound, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 2EL 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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