Provincial 19th-Century Landscape With Mill

Provincial 19th-Century Landscape With Mill

A charming mid-19th-century landscape painting depicting a mill, river and various figures.

If you look closely there’s some interesting activity including a steam train puffing its way between two hills and a man chasing some geese by the riverbank.

The painting appears to be signed in the lower right.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 24” x 17” / 61cm x 44cm
Year of creation: c. 1860
Provenance: Germany
Condition: Craquelure but the paint layer is stable. Some faint vertical lines. Canvas relined.

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