Christoffel van den Berghe

Summer Landscape

Christoffel van den Berghe  Zomerlandschap
Christoffel van den Berghe  Zomerlandschap
Christoffel van den Berghe  Zomerlandschap
Christoffel van den Berghe  Zomerlandschap
Christoffel van den Berghe  Zomerlandschap

Christoffel van den Berghe
Summer Landscape

c. 1615-1620 Zu sehen in Saal 2

This little painting belongs with a small winter landscape also painted by Christoffel van den Berghe. Here, the focus is on summertime: the trees are in leaf, the ducks are swimming in the water and people are taking a boat trip.

In the sixteenth and seventeenth century, these types of landscape were very marketable. They showed the everyday world filled with human activity; a world that potential buyers could easily identify with.

Technische Daten
Christoffel van den Berghe  Zomerlandschap

Christoffel van den Berghe
Summer Landscape

c. 1615-1620 Zu sehen in Saal 2

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Details

Allgemeine Informationen
Christoffel van den Berghe (Middelburg c. 1590 - after 1628 Middelburg)
Summer Landscape
c. 1615-1620
painting
672
Saal 2
Material und technische Daten
oil
copper
11.5 x 16.5 cm
Inschriften
lower right: CVB
in ligature

Ursprung

De Witte van Citters Collection, Middelburg; bequest of Arnoldus Andries des Tombe, The Hague, 1903