Hendrik Gerrit ten Cate artwork • painting • previously for sale Merrymaking by moonlight
Hendrik Gerrit ten Cate
Merrymaking by moonlight
oil on canvas 33.4 x 43.0 cm, signed l.l. and dated 1837
This painting was previously for sale.
Hendrik Gerrit ten Cate became best known as a painter of moonlit cityscapes, a genre that was extremely popular among romantic collectors in the 19th century. He also made portraits, flower still lifes and summer and winter landscapes. His Dutch icescapes, finely worked out and furnished with numerous figures, were also very popular.