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Bemmel 1630-1723  Search this
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Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 93 (Sale info: TO BE AUCTIONED).
"By Bemmel, born 1630, died 1723. " Ruins, town on fire, &c.; a beautifully high finished little picture. " It appears that this Bemmel was a disciple of Zaftleven, known by some as Sachtleven. As he travelled to Rome he sketched every thing beautiful which occurred, and particularly about Tivoli; by which means he furnished himself with excellent materials for his future compositions. His colouring is lively and natural, though sometimes a little too green; but his figures, boats, barges, and other vessels which he has introduced on the rivers, or stationed near the banks, are well designed and touched with spirit. His trees indeed are somewhat stiff and formal; but in general his pictures have a pleasing effect. His name appears on nearly all of his pictures." [P. 15.]
To be sold at Auction, Park Place House, No. 239 Broadway, Friday the 8th of June, 1832, at 1/4 before 10 o'clock, a.m. Wm. A. Colman's Collection of about 300 Superior Oil Paintings, all of which are framed. Admission free: Catalogues 12 1/2 cents. New York: Sleight & Robinson, Printers, No. 111 Nassau Street.
Cityscape--Town  Search this
Disaster--Fire  Search this
Architecture--Ruins  Search this
Control number:
AECI 05630093
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index