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Landscape near Haarlem
Photo credit: Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Landscape near Haarlem 1839

Andreas Schelfhout (1787–1870)

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(b The Hague, 16 Feb. 1787; d The Hague, 19 Apr. 1870). Dutch landscape painter in oils and watercolour, a forerunner of the Hague School. He is best known for carefully depicted winter scenes reminiscent of those made by 17th-century Dutch artists, but he also painted seascapes and other subjects. His work was influential particularly on Jongkind, his most famous pupil.

Text source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)

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