Lot 1698. Vilhem Melbye

Starting price:€ 6 800
Auction date:02.12.2018   12:00
ID 139819
Lot 1698Vilhem Melbye
(1824 Helsingør - 1882 Roskilde)
Sailing ships in stormy seas by a rock-flankiertes, water
Early, atmospheric-tuned work of the great Danish marine painter. Melbye, d-abfa studied with his older brother Anton, and Carl Dahl, 1844-1849, he studied at the Kgl. Academy of arts, and in the case of Theodore Gudin in Paris, 1853-1866/67 he was mostly resident in London, where he changed his name to "Wilhelm Melby" (or anglifiziert in "William Melby"). As a renowned and sought-after marine painter, he exhibited there until 1867 regularly in the Royal Academy, and gained an international reputation among the marine painters and collectors. In 1867, melbye, d-abfa returned to Denmark, in 1873, and in 1878 he was represented with works at the world exhibitions in Vienna and Paris. Oil/canvas, doubl.; L. u. signed and dated "Wilhelm Melby (18)53". 69 cm x 109 cm. Frame.
Oil on canvas, relined. Signed and dated 'Wilhelm Melby (18)53'.

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