‘On The Lake’, Original Oil Painting by Dutch Artist Arie Zwart
A tranquil scene of some nesting ducks alongside a peaceful lake near Nieuwkoop, The Netherlands. Adrianus ‘Arie’ Zwart was born in The Netherlands in 1903, and after graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in The Hague he was constantly on the move, always looking for new inspiration for his paintings. He traveled throughout Holland and lived in France and Spain for many years. He died in 1981, after a long and productive career. Signed lower right, signed and titled ‘Aan de plassen’ (On the lake), Nieuwkoop verso. Wonderfully framed in an ornate frame, dimensions 32 1/2 inches tall by 36 1/4 inches wide. Canvas is 23 inches by 26 3/4 inches.