Emil Wennerwald, Autumn Landscape, Borresø Lake Near Silkeborg, Denmark

Emil Wennerwald, Autumn Landscape, Borresø Lake Near Silkeborg, Denmark

This beautiful early-20th-century oil painting by Danish artist Emil Wennerwald (1859-1934) depicts a view across Borresø Lake near Silkeborg, Denmark. It’s a tranquil vista in rich Autumnal tones.

The triangular form of the bank in the foreground splits the composition diagonally and creates interest against the shimmering waters. While a single spindly tree juts across the horizon and draws our eye towards distant hills.

Wennerwald’s clever composition is enhanced by a sumptuous palette - a radiant celebration of Autumn.

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Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 34” x 25” / 86cm x 63cm
Year of creation: 1912
Condition: Artwork presents well. Frame with some light wear.
Artist’s auction highlight: £3,000 achieved for an oil painting in 1998.

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