Johann Christian Vollerdt
Leipzig 1708 - Dresden 1769
"Panoramic landscape crossed by a river with peasant and his animals on a bridge."
Signed lower right on a stone element near the bridge.
German School of the 18th century
Oil on board, parquet flooring 34 cm x 49,2 cm
Wooden frame, period 18th, gilded with gold.
Description of the painting:
The painting scene is done with pastel tones. Thus it emerges from the latter a soft and pleasant light that make this work a particularly relaxing.
We know that the painter, Johann Christian Vollerdt, is particularly good at painting this kind of landscape.
A panoramic landscape, with totally controlled perspectives, the presence of water, particularly well-treated animals, vegetation, and ruins and romantic villages.
Johann Christian Vollerdt:
Born in 1708 in Leipzig. Died on July 27, 1769 in Dresden.
Painter of animated landscapes, landscapes, landscapes of water.
He was a pupil of Alexander Triele.
He painted, especially small views of the Rhine and Switzerland, in the manner of Ch. Geo Schutz.
We see characters and animals treated with spirit.
Many of his works have been engraved.
Museums: Bordeaux, Chambery, Kaliningrad, Kassel.