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Barend Cornelis Koekkoek artwork • painting • previously for sale A wooded landscape at dawn

Koekkoek B.C.  | Barend Cornelis Koekkoek, A wooded landscape at dawn, oil on panel 24.1 x 21.4 cm, signed l.l. and dated 1850
Koekkoek B.C.  | Barend Cornelis Koekkoek, A wooded landscape at dawn, oil on panel 24.1 x 21.4 cm, signed l.l. and dated 1850

Barend Cornelis Koekkoek

A wooded landscape at dawn
oil on panel 24.1 x 21.4 cm, signed l.l. and dated 1850

This painting was previously for sale.

Provenance: veiling P. Kaeser, Wenen, 20-21 april 1868, cat.nr. 69; coll. Rudolph von Arthaber, Wenen; Springer, Wenen.
Literature: F. Gorissen, 'B.C. Koekkoek 1803-1862. Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde', Düsseldorf 1962, cat.nr. 50/24; A.Nollert, G. de Werd, 'Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (1803-1862), seine Familie, seine Schule und das Haus Koekkoek in Kleve', Kleef 1994, pag. 32, afb. 31; Angelika Nollert, 'Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (1803-1862). Prins der Landschapschilders', Dordrecht/Kleef/Zwolle 1997, pag. 51, afb. 52; G. de Werd, 'Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (1803-1862), seine Familie, Seine Schule und das B.C. Koekkoek-Haus in Kleve', Kleef 2000, pag. 33, afb. 32.
Exhibited: Dordrecht, Dordrechts Museum, 'Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (1803-1862). Prins der Landschapschilders', mei-sept. 1997; Museum Haus Koekkoek, Kleef, in bruikleen vanaf ca. 1980 tot heden.

Barend Cornelis Koekkoek is the most famous Dutch Romantic painter. He trained with his father, J.H. Koekkoek, and also took lessons at the art academy in Middelburg. He later lived in Amsterdam and Hilversum, but also travelled widely in the Netherlands, Belgium and the Rhineland, seeking motifs for his idealised romantic landscapes. In 1843, Koekkoek settled permanently in the German town of Cleves, where he also founded a drawing academy. Exceptionally gifted, Koekkoek was a much admired painter, with long waiting lists of people willing to bide their time for years to own one of his beloved landscapes.


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