Oil on canvas of 55 cm by 40 cm
Superb old frame with no less gorgeous gilding of 91 cm by 75 cm
Our painting is one of the great classics of the artist that made his reputation and success.
Jan Jacob Spohler (1811-1879)
Jacob Spohler was born in 1811 in Nederhorst, he died in 1879 in Amsterdam,
He is the father and mentor of Jacob Jan Conrad Spohler
Jacob Spohler was trained as a painter in the studio of renowned history painter Jan Willem Pieneman.
In 1845 he became a member of the Royal Academy of Amsterdam
He is completely specialized in the typical theme of the Dutch canals, either with their summer animation: sailboats, smugglers, boats of peasants or walkers, fishermen, or the winter, skaters, sledges, toboggans and always against the backdrop of mills. wind.