Louis van Soest artwork • painting • previously for sale Shepherdess and flock on the moors
Louis van Soest
Poerworedjo (Nederlands-Indië) 1867-1948 Den Haag
Shepherdess and flock on the moors
oil on canvas 50.4 x 32.2 cm, signed l.r. and dated '90
This painting was previously for sale.
Louis van Soest was a painter of the Veluwe region in the Netherlands, active in the same circle as Jan van Vuuren and Edzard Koning. His snowy landscapes bear the stamp of a true Dutch impressionist, depicting nature sometimes blanketed in downy white with blue-toned shadows, sometimes suffused with a haze of light. Or he painted the melting snow with rivulets of water and passages of bare earth in greyish-green and brown. Van Soest's pupils included Queen Wilhelmina.
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