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circle of Julius Caesar Ibbetson, Figures in a Stormy Landscape

Photo courtesy of Dave Penman (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
Trewithen
Title(s)
Figures in a Stormy Landscape
Date
? c.1790s
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Overall height: 41 cm, Overall width: 56 cm
Artist
circle of Julius Caesar Ibbetson (1759-1817)
Catalogue Number
TN82

Description

The landscape, which may be based on a specific location, judging by the topographical depiction of the house and surrounding countryside, dates probably to the later decades of the eighteenth century. Although the artist is unknown, the style is reminiscent of the Picturesque landscapes of the oil painter and watercolourist Julius Caesar Ibbetson, which often feature natural effects such as storms and rainbows.

by Martin Postle

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