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Henri-Joseph Antonissen (Flemish, 1737-1794) watercolor, pencil and wash on paper depicting a pastoral landscape. 2 male figures in the lower left foreground lead cattle and goats along a road beside a river, while a woman walks beside them carrying a basket on her head; a cottage with smoke billowing from the chimney is seen in the middle ground along with two figures fishing in a boat. Overlooking the landscape is a ruined tower perched atop a cliff. Signed lower left H.J. Antonissen. Sight: 14" x 20 1/2", 24" x 31" matted and framed in a giltwood frame with beaded rabbet edge. Painting Depicts a pastoral landscape, 2 male figures in the lower left foreground lead cattle and goats along a road beside a river, while a woman walks beside them carrying a basket on her head; a cottage with smoke billowing from the chimney is seen in the middle ground along with two figures fishing in a boat. Overlooking the landscape is a ruined tower perched atop a cliff. Hendrik-Jozef Antonissen (9 June 1737 - 4 April 1794) was a Flemish painter of landscapes and cattle. Antonissen was born at Antwerp in 1737. He entered the studio of Balthazar Besohey in 1752-53, and three years later he was free of the Guild at Antwerp of which he was twice Dean. His works are mostly in private collections on the Continent. In the Stadel Gallery at Frankfort there is a Landscape with Cattle by him, signed and dated 1792. He died at Antwerp, in 1794. He had many pupils, including Balthasar Paul Ommeganck.

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31 x 24 x 1 in

Weight

3 lb

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$150.00

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18th Century Henrious Josephus Antonissen Watercolor

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