Large Impressionistic Oil on Canvas Painting of Farmers with Cattle, Framed
An exquisite large impressionistic painting of farmers with cattle in the manner of Julius Paul Junghanns (German, 1876-1958). The painting depicts a farmers' family with their dog and cattle resting in the middle of the woods surrounded by large green trees. Through the majestic trees, there is a small glimpse of the blue sky and white clouds. The painting is finely presented in a custom made hand carved gilded frame adding beauty to this beautiful work of art.
About the artist :
Julius Paul Junghanns (Born in Vienna , Austria 1876 - Died in Düsseldorf, Germany 1958) was an Austrian artist best known for his animal paintings. His works also portrayed farmers plowing, historical Germanic heroes, and landscapes in a style reminiscent of German Impressionist Max Liebermann and realist artists Rosa Bonheur and Constant Troyon. Born on June 8, 1876 in Vienna, Austria to German parents, the artist grew up in Dresden and attended the Dresden Academy of Art. He went on to study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich under the guidance of animal painter Heinrich von Zügel, and in 1933 became acting director of the Düsseldorf Academy. Junghanns died on April 3, 1958 in Düsseldorf, Germany. His works are in the collections of the Pinakothek in Munich and the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, among others. Source: Artnet.
Dimensions: 59“ W x 47“ H x 2.5“ D
Year of manufacture: 1950s
Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
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