Dark Danish School Mountainous Landscape With Lake

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An atmospheric Danish landscape painting depicting a young lady stood before an extensive mountainous landscape and lake.

It reminds us of Caspar David Friedrich’s ‘Wanderer Above The Sea Of Fog’, in which a solitary figure looks out across a vast series of peaks. Paintings of this kind often refer to the power of nature and contemplate man’s role within it.

It’s housed within a birds-eye maple frame and the canvas has darkened over time.

Medium
Oil on canvas laid on board
Overall size
19” x 15” / 48cm x 38cm
Year of creation
c. 1850
Provenance
Denmark
Condition
Craquelure throughout and a few losses around the edges. Canvas could be easily cleaned to revive its rich colours but we prefer it as it is. Frame with age-related wear.