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Oil painting - Landscape: amongst the rushes
  • Landscape: amongst the rushes
    Niemann, Edmund John, born 1813 - died 1876
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Landscape: amongst the rushes

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    England (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1840-1868 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Niemann, Edmund John, born 1813 - died 1876 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Chauncey Hare Townshend

  • Museum number:

    1396-1869

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Edmund John Niemann (1813-1876) initially worked as a clerk at Lloyds before giving this up to become an artist. He is known for painting particularly large landscapes, often depicting river scenes. During his lifetime he exhibited 29 works at the Royal Academy, 45 at the British Institute and 40 at the Society of British Artists. This particular painting is not identifiable with the title of any exhibited picture.

Physical description

Oil painting

Place of Origin

England (painted)

Date

ca. 1840-1868 (painted)

Artist/maker

Niemann, Edmund John, born 1813 - died 1876 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

Height: 64.1 cm estimate, Width: 115.5 cm estimate, :

Object history note

Bequeathed by Rev. Chauncey Hare Townshend, 1868

Descriptive line

Oil painting on canvas, 'Landscape - Amongst the Rushes', Edmund John Niemann, ca. 1840-1868

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 219

Erroneously numbered 1369-1869

Materials

Oil paint; Canvas

Techniques

Oil painting

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Plants, Rushes

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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