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Martinus Rørbye
DANISH
AN ERRATIC ROCK IN THE RAPIDS
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PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Martinus Rørbye
DANISH
AN ERRATIC ROCK IN THE RAPIDS
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Details & Cataloguing

19th Century European Paintings

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Martinus Rørbye
1803 - 1848
DANISH
AN ERRATIC ROCK IN THE RAPIDS
dated 1830 on the rock in the centre
oil on paper mounted on canvas
25.5 by 36cm., 10 by 14in.
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Provenance

Sale: Copenhagen, Martinus Rørbye Estate Sale, 1849, lot 12
M. Grosells, Copenhagen
Sale: Kunsthallen, Copenhagen, 3 December 1998, lot 34
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Copenhagen, Kunstforeningen, 1905, no. 27
Stockholm, Kunstforeningen, 1922
Copenhagen, Kunstforeningen, 1930, no. 30
Copenhagen, Thorvaldsens Museum, Martinus Rørbye, 1981, no. 34, illustrated in the catalogue

Literature

Rørbye's diary, Copenhagen, 1830, p. 115, illustrated
Smaa Kunstbøger, no. XXII, Copenhagen, 1933, p. 17, illustrated

Catalogue Note

After attending the Kunstakademiet, Rørbye travelled to France, Italy, Greece and Turkey. In 1833 he became one of the first artists to paint Skagen. He was made a professor in 1844.

19th Century European Paintings

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