Mark Murray Fine Paintings

Wouter Verschuur the Elder

(Dutch, 1812–1874)

a halt at the inn by wouter verschuur the elder

Wouter Verschuur the Elder

A Halt at the Inn

Biography

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Wouterus Verschuur Snr was a Dutch painter of equestrian scenes. He delighted in the beauty of working horses in rustic locations suchas farmyards and stables and was a great follower of the Old Master painter, Philips Wouwerman.
Verschuur studied in Amsterdam under Pieter Gerardus van Os and Cornelis Steffelar and worked later with Cornelis Springer, Peter Christ and Cornelis van Bolt. Between 1842 and 1868 he lived in The Hague, Doorn and Amsterdam.
His work was regularly exhibited between 1828 and 1872 at the Living Artists Exhibitions in Amsterdam, Leuwarden and The Hague. In 1831 and 1832 he was awarded the Felix Meritis prize and became a member of the Royal Academy of Amsterdam in 1833, then in 1839 the Arti et Amicitiae group.
The paintings of Wouterus Verschuur are held in many public collections, including the Historical Museum and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; the Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede; the Frans Hals Museum Haarlem, the Gemeentemuseum, Kampen; the Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo; the Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam and the Stedelijk Museum, Zutphen.
Wouterus Verschuur Snr was a Dutch painter of equestrian scenes. He delighted in the beauty of working horses in rustic locations suchas farmyards and stables and was a great follower of the Old Master painter, Philips Wouwerman.
Verschuur studied in Amsterdam under Pieter Gerardus van Os and Cornelis Steffelar and worked later with Cornelis Springer, Peter Christ and Cornelis van Bolt. Between 1842 and 1868 he lived in The Hague, Doorn and Amsterdam.
His work was regularly exhibited between 1828 and 1872 at the Living Artists Exhibitions in Amsterdam, Leuwarden and The Hague. In 1831 and 1832 he was awarded the Felix Meritis prize and became a member of the Royal Academy of Amsterdam in 1833, then in 1839 the Arti et Amicitiae group.
The paintings of Wouterus Verschuur are held in many public collections, including the Historical Museumand the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; the Rijks museum Twenthe, Enschede; the Frans Hals Museum Haarlem, the Gemeente museum, Kampen; the Rijks museum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo; the Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam and the Stedelijk Museum, Zutphen.