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Title The Ferry
Collection Alfred East Gallery, Kettering
Artist Till, Johann (Austrian painter, 1827-1894)
Date Earliest about 1850
Date Latest 1894
Signed yes
Description A dilapidated wooden ferry boat is crowded with an odd group of individuals. These include peasants, a soldier in armour, a monk and sundry animals. The painting may have an underlying narrative or literary theme. The subject of this canvas is typical of the work of Austrian painter, Johann Till, a specialist in history and genre subjects.
Current Accession Number KETTKM:296
Inscription front lr 'Till Johann'
Subject animal (dog, duck, horse); figure; landscape; marine
Measurements 136.0 x 210 cm.0 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Given by Mr Johnson 1961.
Rights Owner Alfred East Gallery
Author Dr Angela Smith
 

 

 

 

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