Gerard van Edema (1652-1700)
|Artist Name||Gerard van Edema (1652-1700)|
|Title||Skaters on a Frozen River|
|Description||This lovely Old Master Dutch winter figurative landscape oil painting is attributed to the circle of Gerard van Edema, a Dutch landscape painter who settled in England in 1670 when eighteen years old. It was painted circa 1700. In the foreground is a frozen river with numerous figures and dogs on and around it amusing themselves. On the opposite side of the river boats are moored outside cottages that line the bank, snow glistening on their roof tops and smoking coming from the chimneys warming the occupants within. Dark clouds are blowing in promising more snow to come. A charming Dutch Old Master winter landscape oil painting.
Indistinctly signed middle left.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||28 x 17 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a fine carved gilt and gesso frame, 36 inches by 35 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||Gerard Edema or Gerard van Edema (c. 1652, Amsterdam – c. 1700, Richmond, Surrey), was a Dutch landscape-painter who settled in England.|