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

Travellers at a Well

Oil on canvas, 39 x 52 cm
Private collection

This early work by the painter, depicting travellers with hounds and heavily laden mules at a well, reveals his interest in Dutch seventeenth-century masters such as Nicholas Berchem and Philips Wouwerman.

The canvas is signed and dated lower right: P.J. de Loutherbourg 1769.

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