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Van Gulik Franciscus Lodewijk

Maastricht 1841-1899 Rotterdam

Dutch Painter

A Walk along the Snowy Landscape

Signature: signed lower right and dated 'Frans van Gulik 1878'
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: image size 50 x 62 cm, frame size 67,5 x 79,5 cm

Franciscus Lodewijk van Gulik, a Dutch painter born in Maastricht in 1841, was renowned for his skillful depiction of town and city views, drawing inspiration from the esteemed Dutch Romantic painter Cornelis Springer. While primarily known for his urban scenes, van Gulik also explored other subjects such as winter landscapes and beach scenes.

At the age of 15, van Gulik moved to Rotterdam, where he likely pursued his education in art. Rotterdam’s cityscape became a prominent feature in his work, reflecting his intimate connection with the bustling urban environment. Throughout his life, van Gulik dedicated himself to capturing the essence of everyday life through his art, leaving behind a legacy that continues to inspire admirers of Dutch painting.

Notes: In this captivating painting, the artist skillfully captures the atmosphere of a cold winter day nearing its end, as a woman and child make their way home along snowy paths, carrying firewood to warm their humble abode. Franciscus van Gulik skillfully captures the tranquil ambiance of a cold winter evening. Van Gulik, known for his town views inspired by Cornelis Springer, was born in Maastricht but spent most of his life in Rotterdam, where he painted scenes that resonate with everyday beauty.

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