19th-Century Belgian School Landscape With Pond

19th-Century Belgian School Landscape With Pond

A fine 19th-century oil on canvas depicting a tree-lined pond with ducks and flora. It’s a painting of two halves with our view split between the dense woodland on the right and the light blue sky on the left.

The artist has a skilful impressionistic touch and the brushmarks are applied confidently with thick oil paint in areas. We love the way they’ve captured the effects of light as it reflects off the water in the foreground.

The painting is signed in the lower right and housed within a decorative coved frame with a foliate border.

Oil on canvas
Overall size 
38” x 27” / 96cm x 69cm
Year of creation c. 1890
Very presentable with two tidy repairs to the canvas. Craquelure in areas but the paint layer is stable. Frame with age-related wear.

Conservation & History

We care profoundly about our role as custodians and every piece in the collection has been assessed by our conservator. When required, we undertake professional restoration carefully using reversible techniques and adopt a light touch to retain the aged charm of each work. We also restore frames rather than replace them as many are original and selected by the artists themselves.

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