Pieter Cornelis Dommersen1834 - 1908
A Fresh Breeze off Flushing, HollandStock code: S4561
Signed & Dated 1889; Inscribed Verso
Oil on Panel
10 5/8 x 15 ins / 27 x 38 cm
Price category: B: £5,000 - £10,000
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Dommersen travelled extensively around Europe on painting tours. He was often accompanied by his son, and a similarity can be seen in their treatment of figures. Dommersen is most famous for his marine subjects and his street scenes. His works show excellent composition and depth, and he captures movement and atmosphere exquisitely. He was as competent at painting traumatic seas, wild skies and terrified people during a storm, as he was at painting tranquil, serene estuaries.
Exhibited: Royal Academy (1865 and 1878), Suffolk Street Galleries, The British Institute.