Winter Landscape with Figures and a Dog, outside a House, Skaters on a Frozen Lake.

Maxmillian Lambert Gelissen
(1786-1867)Belgium
Title Winter Landscape with Figures and a Dog, outside a House, Skaters on a Frozen Lake.
Category Recently Sold
Medium & Size Oil on panel: 15x18in. Frame: 22x25 in. Signed&dated 1846
Price Band £2,000 - £5,000
Location Petworth
Biography

He worked in oils, watercolours and gouache and became a painter of genre scenes and landscapes with figures.

Gelissen is best known for his depictions of lush forests with figures and genre scenes in the style of the Barbizon School.

He travelled  extensively through England and Scotland.

His use of expansive skies in his paintings, give the sense of vast open spaces extending far beyond the scene itself.

Gelissen lived in Brussels and studied under H.Van Asche,Crete and Mortelique.

Gelissen’s most well-known painting is Landscape at Ruysbroeck (1820), in the collection of the Museum of Ghent.

Bibl: Benezit   

                                                                            

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