LUNDBYE, Johan Thomas
(b. 1818, Kalundborg, d. 1848, Bedsted)

Kolas Wood, Vejrhoj

1846
Oil on paper laid down on canvas, 24 x 33 cm
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen

In this painting the signature tells us that the study was created on Vejrhoj, a landmark within the artist's autobiographical landscape: his grandparents lived in the nearby town of Kalundborg, where he himself was born, and the place became a recurring motif in his pictures.