Jakob Hansen, Rural View With Cottage & Pond

Jakob Hansen, Rural View With Cottage & Pond

The striking form of a four-pronged tree casts a broad reflection in a tranquil pond. While a quiet cottage, partially shaded, cuts a distinctive shape through a woodland thicket.

This fine rural view by Danish artist, Jakob Hansen, celebrates the curious beauty often found within nature. The combination of pond and tree is not man-made yet they complement each other as if planned for eternity. Also note the second tree, which creates a diagonal line and draws the eye towards the yonder - a dense horizon with distant hills.

Housed within a period frame and signed.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 29” x 23½” / 74cm x 60cm
Year of creation: c. 1940
Condition: Overall very presentable. One scratch. Frame with some age-related wear.
Artist’s auction highlight: £4,210 achieved for an oil painting in 2001.

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