Le Cheval Norwegien

Title: Le Cheval Norwegien
Date: C1907
Artist: Otto Eerelman (1839-1926)
Image Size: 440mm x 590mm (17.32" x 23.23")
Technique: Original colour lithograph printed on textured paper to simulate brush strokes
Condition: In good condition.
Stock Number: ECTM 031 HOR (NITGY) (FLR)
10611
Price: $A 350
Description:

Stunning large portrait of a Fjord or Norwegian Fjord Horse. 

The lithographs were printed on textured paper to look like oil paintings.

The Fjord horse is one of the world's oldest and purest breeds. Horses were known to exist in Norway at the end of the last ice age. It is believed that the ancestors of the modern Fjord horse migrated to Norway and were domesticated over 4,000 years ago. 

From, L'espèce chevaline à travers le monde.

Biography:

Otto Eerelman (1839-1926)

Otto Eerelman was a pupil of the Dutch artist Jan Hendrik Egenberger. He is best known for his superb horse portraits but his is also painted dogs. His popularity increased even further when he received a commission from the Dutch royal family. For more than 25 years Eerelman painted important moments in the life of Princess and later Queen Wilhelmina.