Adolf van der Venne - A Skirmish during the Hungarian War of Independence
Adolf van der Venne
A Skirmish during the Hungarian War of Independence
Oil on canvas (relined). 102.5 x 112 cm.
Monogrammed and dated lower right: AV 862 (AV joined).
Adolf van der Venne was the son of Dutch migrants and studied at the fine arts academy of Vienna. He specialised in depictions of rural life and animals, especially horses. He later moved to Munich after spending several years in the north Serbian town of Erba during the 1860s, where he worked on religious paintings.