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Willem Carel Nakken artwork • painting • previously for saleCows and a bull near a fence

Nakken W.K.  | Willem Karel 'W.C.' Nakken, Cows and a bull near a fence, oil on canvas 42.4 x 72.5 cm, signed l.l. and dated 1885
Nakken W.K.  | Willem Karel 'W.C.' Nakken, Cows and a bull near a fence, oil on canvas 42.4 x 72.5 cm, signed l.l. and dated 1885

Willem Carel Nakken

Cows and a bull near a fence
oil on canvas 42.4 x 72.5 cm, signed l.l. and dated 1885

This framed painting was previously for sale.

Willem Carel Nakken was a painter of sun drenched landscapes and farmsteads, often with horses as staffage. Having first worked in and around The Hague, Oosterbeek and Limburg, from 1867 on, several study trips to Normandy provided him with subject matter for his paintings. The handsome, thickset horses he painted earned him a reputation as equestrian artist. He was often commissioned to paint portraits of horses and sometimes also of dogs, prized bulls and cattle.


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