Wouterus Verschuur I
(1812 - 1874)
Wouterus Verschuur I was active/lived in Holland. Wouterus Verschuur I is known for horses, stable scenes and landscape painting, romanticism.
Biography Wouterus Verschuur I
Wouterus Verschuur (11 June 1812 - 4 July 1874) was a Dutch painter of animal subjects - mainly horses - and of landscapes. He is one of the later representatives of Romanticism* in Dutch art.
He was born to an Amsterdam jeweler, and received his training from the landscape and cattle painters Pieter Gerardus van Os and Cornelis Steffelaar. As part of this education Verschuur had to copy works by the 17th century painter Philips Wouwerman. Like Wouwerman, Verschuur's subjects consist mostly of stable scenes, landscapes with horses and coastal landscapes.
Showing talent from an early age, at 15 Verschuur had a painting exhibited at the "Exhibition of Living Masters" at Amsterdam in 1828. In 1832 and 1833 he won the gold m
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