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Title Rest by the Way: Winter
Collection Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport
Artist Leeuw, Alexis de (Belgian painter, active ca.1848)
Date Earliest about 1840
Date Latest 1881
Signed yes
Description Leeuw was a Belgian artist active in the last half of the nineteenth century. This work is representative of the artist's usual subject matter of genre scenes depicting peasants working the land, shepherds with their flocks or hay carts. Winter scenes were also common for Leeuw as they emphasized the harshness of this kind of existence.
Current Accession Number 1881.43
Inscription front lr 'A de Leeuw'
Subject landscape (forest in winter); everyday life (travellers)
Measurements 96 x 74 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Purchased 1881.
Rights Owner Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport, Sefton M.B.C. Leisure Services
Author Lisa Howard
 

 

 

 

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