Categories

Site Information

 Loading... Please wait...
  • "Interior Barn Scene", oil painting | Cornelius Van Leemputten (Belgian, 1841–1902)
  • Image 2
  • Image 3
  • Image 4
  • Image 5
  • Image 6
  • Image 7
  • Image 8
  • Image 9
  • Image 10
  • Image 11
  • Image 12
  • Image 13
  • Image 14
  • Image 15
  • Image 16
  • Image 17
  • Image 18
  • Image 19
  • Image 20
  • Image 21
  • Image 22
  • Image 23
  • Image 24

"Interior Barn Scene", oil painting | Cornelius Van Leemputten (Belgian, 1841–1902)

Price:  $5,650.00

ITEM #: 901YJD12A

Shipping details.  For a quote, click "Purchase Now" & "Estimate Shipping & Tax"
Call us directly at (717) 708-9017 M-F 9a-5:30p EST or email sales@sillafineantiques.com

INTERIOR BARN SCENE PAINTING OF SHEEP IN STABLE BY CORNELIUS VAN LEEMPUTTEN
Oil on canvas laid on panel, signed lower right "C. van Leemputten"
Item # 901YJD12A 


A warm scene of a small flock of sheep gathered together in the cool of the barn during the afternoon, it is a vivid work with seven sheep eating and resting while chickens search for food in the hay scattered along the dirt floor.  Somewhat typical of paintings by Cornelis (or Cornelius) van Leemputten, it is a work entirely devoid of Romanticism, depicting the scene objectively with the dirt and grime expected in a barn; the animals are portrayed with exactness, their expressions natural and a reflection of Leemputten's observations.  It is signed in the lower right corner C. van Leemputten in his typical near-cursive script.  The painting was executed in oil on canvas, but later was laid on a heavy artist panel, probably to strengthen the brittle canvas in light of the craquelure.  It is housed in a later frame with a brass plaque reading C. van Leemputten.

To read more about Cornelis van Leemputten or to view his other paintings available in our shop, click here.

Measurements: 27 1/4" H x 35" W x 1 1/2" D [frame]; 21" H x 29 3/4" W [panel]

Condition Report:
All-over craquelure.  Difficult to examine under UV due to flare of fresh varnish; appears to have a repaired tear to the right of the left-most rooster; small loss and repaired tear by signature; canvas was laid down on artist panel, likely in the 80s when the backing paper was applied.  Surface remains clean and vibrant.  Contemporary frame with wear as shown.