(1787 - 1870)
Andreas Schelfhout was active/lived in Netherlands. Andreas Schelfhout is known for Romantic landscape-snowscene painting, etching, lithography.
Biography Andreas Schelfhout
Andreas Schelfhout (February 16, 1787, The Hague - April 19, 1870, The Hague) was a Dutch painter, etcher* and lithographer*, known for his landscape paintings.
He belongs to the Romantic* movement. His Dutch winter scenes and frozen canals with skaters were already famous during his lifetime. He became one of the most influential Dutch landscape artists of his century.
He started as a house painter in the framing business of his father. He already started painting pictures in his spare time. After a well-received first exhibition in The Hague, his father sent him to receive proper training to Joannes Breckenheimer (1772-1856), a stage designer, in The Hague. He learned not only the technical aspects of painting, but also made
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