A Landscape in a Passing Storm ~ Johann Christian Michael Ezdorf

A Landscape in a Passing Storm ~ Johann Christian Michael Ezdorf

Code: H150

Dimensions:

W: 160cm (63")H: 124.5cm (49")

£16,500.00 Approx $20886.08, €19253.21

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.

 

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.