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Title A Peasant Girl
Collection Middlesbrough Museums & Galleries
Artist Valkenburg, Hendrik (Dutch painter, 1826-1896)
Date Earliest about 1850
Date Latest probably 1896
Description This work was painted by Hendrik Valkenburg, a Dutch artist known primarily for his scenes of everyday Dutch rural life. He worked in watercolours and oils: this work, in oil, shows a single, thoughtful moment in the day of a young girl.
Current Accession Number A1098
Former Accession Number M258(O)
Inscription front lr 'Hendrik Valkenburg'
Subject everyday life
Measurements 119.0 x 98 cm.0 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Given by Mrs McGrigor-Philips at an unknown date.
Notes Titles of other works by Valkenburg give some idea of his speciality: Woman Picking Berries; Interior; The First Day of May; A Peaceful Moment.
Rights Owner MIMA, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
Author Dr Ruth Stewart
 

 

 

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