This winter landscape with ghostly forest and peasants on the way back to home was executed by well renown Dutch landscape painter Pieter Lodewijk Franciso Kluyver (1816 - 1900). His Dutch landscape arrive high auction results (until 50 000 USD, see additional photos). The artist was a typical Dutch romantic landscape painter, was born in 1816 in Amsterdam. Begun actively exhibiting since 1838. He created a lot of romantical works with summer , winter and forest landscapes.
His paintings are in museums in The Hague, Amsterdam and in many noble private collections.
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künsler..", Leipzig, 1999; Fr.von Boetticher "Malerwerke des 19. Jhrhunderts"; Dutch lexicons.
Inscription: remainer of signature lower left, on the reverse of the mahagony panel - original label win German: "Landschaft in Guelderland, Nr.5 ,P.L.F.Kluyver aus Amsterdam" .
Technique: oil on mahagohy wood panel. Magnificent riginal period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 25 " x h 20 7/8 " (63,5 x 53 cm); framed w 31 7/8 " x h 27 1/5 " (81 x 69 cm).
Condition: in good condition.