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A Landscape in a Passing Storm ~ Johann Christian Michael Ezdorf

£24,500.00

A Landscape in a Passing Storm ~ Johann Christian Michael Ezdorf

Description

Title: A Lake Landscape in a Passing Storm
Artist: Johann Christian Michael Ezdorf (1801-1851) German
Detail: Oil on canvas: 40 x 55 in. frame:49 x 63 in. Signed & dated 1831,lower left
Price: £ 24,500
Location: Petworth

 

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Artist Biography

 

Johann Ezdorf was a painter of hunting scenes. The elder brother of the artist Christian Frederick Exdorf , Johann studied at the academy of art in Munich
In 1821 he made a study trip to Hamburg, Scandinavia and England. He was a painter to the court and a member of the academy in Stockholm.

 

Museums: Leipzig, Munich, Stockholm, Stuttgart.

 

Dict: Bénézit.

 

Provenance:

 

Sold Fischer, Luzern, Switzerland. 09 Nov 2000. Lot 1119, Seenlandschaft bei abziehendem Gewitter. CHF 45,000  (€ 30,000).

 

Gallery note: This dramatic stormy landscape of grand scale shows the artists influence of Rembrandt’s landscape with the Good Smaritan’, c.1638. (Muzeum Narodowe, Crackow, Poland).

Recently relined by our gallery on a new support canvas to conserve for future years, and lightly restored. Superb original period gilt frame, restored.

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