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Charles Leickert artwork • painting • previously for sale Fish auction on the beach

Leickert C.H.J.  | 'Charles' Henri Joseph Leickert, Fish auction on the beach, oil on canvas 22.2 x 30.1 cm, signed with initials l.l.

Charles Leickert

Fish auction on the beach
oil on canvas 22.2 x 30.1 cm, signed with initials l.l.

This painting was previously for sale.

The appeal of Charles Leickert's paintings is mainly determined by the light and strongly narrative details. He was a true craftsman, who was able to represent the right mood in a clever way and thus sensed the taste of the audience. His winters are really cold, his summers sunny and green. Leickert starts his education at the Haagsche Teekenacademie and at the same time works in the studio of Bart van Hove, painter of cityscapes and stage sets. After completing the Teeken Academy, Leickert continues his studies in the studio of Wijnand Nuijen. After his death – he was only 26 years old – Leickert continued his studies with Andreas Schelfhout, where he increasingly devoted himself to painting landscapes, in particular winters. In 1850 Leickert left for Amsterdam and from then on his subjects became more and more varied. While the towers of Dordrecht, Woudrichem and Schiebroek, under the influence of Nuijen, were a frequent motif in his earlier work, he now often paints on the waterfront, along the beach and rivers – in places with a lot of activity. There is plenty of room for portraying the beauty of nature; a layered sky, which seems to herald an approaching snowstorm and a blue-gray frozen river with a beautiful light halfway the horizon. Leickert's 'homesick' paintings offered guidance to people who had difficulty with the rapidly changing society. Contemporary motifs such as trains and steamships, as used by Schelfhout, do not appear in his paintings. He preferred to capture a timeless landscape that reflects the beauty of nature.


Charles Leickert | A frozen canal in winter, oil on canvas, 70.1 x 60.0 cm, signed l.r. and dated '85

Charles Leickert

painting • for sale

A frozen canal in winter, 1885

Charles Leickert | A frozen landscape with wood gatherers, oil on canvas, 40.2 x 35.0 cm, signed l.r. and dated '63

Charles Leickert

painting • for sale

A frozen landscape with wood gatherers, 1863

Charles Leickert | A town view, oil on panel, 22.7 x 14.6 cm, signed l.r. and painted ca. 1890

Charles Leickert

painting • for sale

A town view, ca. 1890

Charles Leickert | A view along the riverbank, oil on panel, 17.9 x 24.8 cm, signed l.l.

Charles Leickert

painting • for sale

A view along the riverbank

Charles Leickert | Activity on a river at sunset, oil on panel, 16.3 x 26.3 cm, signed l.l.

Charles Leickert

painting • for sale

Activity on a river at sunset

Charles Leickert | Barges on the beach of Scheveningen, by moonlight, oil on canvas, 48.6 x 65.6 cm, signed l.r.

Charles Leickert

painting • for sale

Barges on the beach of Scheveningen, by moonlight

Charles Leickert | Bringing in the catch, oil on panel, 17.5 x 25.4 cm, signed l.l. and dated '50

Charles Leickert

painting • for sale

Bringing in the catch, 1850

Charles Leickert | Dutch winter landscape with a sledge and figures on the ice, oil on panel, 24.4 x 32.5 cm, signed l.r.

Charles Leickert

painting • for sale

Dutch winter landscape with a sledge and figures on the ice

Charles Leickert | Evening landscape with fishermen near the beach, oil on panel, 12.0 x 18.3 cm, signed l.l. with monogram

Charles Leickert

painting • for sale

Evening landscape with fishermen near the beach

Charles Leickert | Figures in a snow-covered town, oil on panel, 27.2 x 21.6 cm, signed l.r.

Charles Leickert

painting • for sale

Figures in a snow-covered town

Charles Leickert | Market day in a Dutch town with left the Bank of Loan, oil on canvas, 59.5 x 49.6 cm, signed l.l.

Charles Leickert

painting • for sale

Market day in a Dutch town with left the Bank of Loan

Charles Leickert | Winter landscape with upcoming snowstorm, oil on panel, 23.0 x 34.9 cm, signed l.r.

Charles Leickert

painting • for sale

Winter landscape with upcoming snowstorm

Charles Leickert | Winter townscape with figures on the ice, oil on panel, 25.1 x 19.8 cm, signed l.r.

Charles Leickert

painting • for sale

Winter townscape with figures on the ice


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