Heinrich Steinike - Sunset on the Banks of a Mountain Lake
Sunset on the Banks of a Mountain Lake
Oil on canvas. 91.5 x 126 cm.
Signed and dated lower left: H. Steinike 1856.
Heinrich Steinike was born in East Frisia and studied at the Düsseldorf Academy, but he also travelled to Holland, Germany, Switzerland, North Italy and Norway. He resided in Düsseldorf as of 1860, and his paintings were exhibited throughout Germany, including the present work, as shown by the exhibition label on the reverse.
Purchased in Düsseldorf in the early 20th century during an auction held to benefit the academy. - Private ownership, North Germany.