LOUTHERBOURG, Philip Jacques de
(b. 1740, Strasbourg, d. 1812, London)

Shipwreck

1767
Oil on canvas, 58 x 81 cm
Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna

In this painting Loutherbourg combines the drama of a seastorm as seen through the eyes of the Dutch marine painters, particularly Ludolf Backhuysen, with decorative elements from French landscape painters, particularly Claude-Joseph Vernet.




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